Sun

  • Sun serves 68 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Sun's student population of 68 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1607 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sun 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 Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
51%
11%
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White
33%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sun and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sun.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.630.53
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sun and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sun and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIntermediate 287 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sun is Cip (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Cip (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Cip (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Care & Treatment Hosterman Special Education School

    0.0 miles
    1820 N. Xenium Lane
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763)550-7151
    0.0 n/a n/a
  • Minneapolis Cip Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 73 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763)553-3535
    0.0 1-12 73
  • Minneapolis Dcd-phase N. High School Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 42 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 N. Xenium Lane
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763)550-7151
    0.0 12 42
  • Minneapolis Dcd-secondary-host High School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 N. Xenium Lane
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763)550-7151
    0.0 9-12 6
  • Minneapolis Dhh-slpjr Middle School Special Education School
    Grades: 5-8 | 33 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 N. Xenium Lane
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763)550-7146
    0.0 5-8 33

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