Sun Center

  • Sun Center serves 27 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Sun Center's student population of 27 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students27 students
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sun Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sun Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun Center is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
60%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
60%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
Asian
22%
7%
Hispanic
11%
9%
Black
30%
10%
White
23%
68%
Two or more races
14%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.780.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
31%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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