Sonoran Heights Elementary School

  • Sonoran Heights Elementary School serves 961 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Sonoran Heights Elementary School operates within the Dysart Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 961 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 961 students
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Total Students (2007-2015)
Gender % Sonoran Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade Sonoran Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2015)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School American Indian Students (2007-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Asian Students (2007-2015)
Hispanic
24%
45%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
6%
5%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Black Students (2007-2015)
White
62%
40%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School White Students (2007-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sonoran Heights Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.42
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (2007-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
34%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dysart Unified School District's student population of 26,481 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,082 in this district is less than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,088 is less than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has declined by 27% over four years.
School District Name Dysart Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 26,481 325
Dysart Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $3 MM
Dysart Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $185 MM $3 MM
Dysart Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,082 $8,166
Dysart Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,088 $8,440
Dysart Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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