Sun Prairie High School

888 Grove St
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,779 students in grades 10-12, Sun Prairie High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,779 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in WI)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sun Prairie High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Sun Prairie High School's student population of 1,779 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,779 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
123 teachers
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School Rankings

Sun Prairie High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sun Prairie High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
#446 out of 1984 schools
(Top 30%)
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39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sun Prairie High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
62%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
62%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Sun Prairie High School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Sun Prairie High School and public school graduation rate of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sun Prairie High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sun Prairie High School's ranking?
Sun Prairie High School is ranked #446 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Sun Prairie High School often compared to?
Sun Prairie High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Middleton High School, Monona Grove High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sun Prairie High School?
The graduation rate of Sun Prairie High School is 97%, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 87%.
How many students attend Sun Prairie High School?
1,779 students attend Sun Prairie High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Sun Prairie High School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sun Prairie High School?
Sun Prairie High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sun Prairie High School offer ?
Sun Prairie High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sun Prairie High School part of?
Sun Prairie High School is part of Sun Prairie Area School District.

School Reviews

1   3/20/2020
I attend Sun Prairie High School and I do not love it to say the least. Everyone is very inconsiderate and ignorant here. I am disappointed in my school's culture.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - angry sphs student
2   9/29/2009
I go to sphs and I hate it. Everyone is very full of themselves, I don't feel very safe there and the kids.. basically just aren't the nicest. I've been considering changing schools.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - sp_cu

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 1,779 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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