Sun Center (Closed 2018)

  • Sun Center served 23 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-59% (which was approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-59% (which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sun Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 73% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students23 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sun Center
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sun Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1293 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sun Center, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sun Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sun Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sun Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
31%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sun Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
27%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sun Center and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sun Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sun Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.770.54
This chart display the diversity score of Sun Center and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sun Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sun Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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