Sun

  • Sun serves 70 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sun 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Sun's student population of 70 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sun is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1094 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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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%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.54
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Graduation Rate (15-16)<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIntermediate School District 287 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sun is Cip (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Cip Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 81 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 553-3535
    0.0 1-12 81
  • Minneapolis Invest High School Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 53 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 559-3535
    0.0 6-12 53
  • Minneapolis Invest Transition Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 559-3535
    0.0 9-12 n/a
  • Eden Prairie Northern Star Online
    Grades: 10-12
    0.0 miles
    1820 N Xenium Ln
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (763) 550-7134
    0.0 10-12 n/a
  • Minneapolis Nso - Independent Study Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    1820 Xenium Ln N
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 550-7134
    0.0 9-12 n/a

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