Sunburst High School

  • Sunburst High School serves 48 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Sunburst High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

Top Placements

Sunburst High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Sunburst High School's student population of 48 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunburst High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 563 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunburst High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
2%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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White
94%
79%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunburst High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.120.20
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Graduation Rate≥80%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunburst High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunburst K-12 s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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