Sunburst School

14218 N 47th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunburst School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sunburst School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sunburst School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Sunburst School's student population of 573 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunburst School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunburst School is 0.65, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1155 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
34%
47%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
48%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunburst School's ranking?
Sunburst School is ranked #1155 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Sunburst School often compared to?
Sunburst Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Desert Palms Elementary School, Canyon Elementary School, Ironwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sunburst School?
573 students attend Sunburst School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Sunburst School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunburst School?
Sunburst School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sunburst School offer ?
Sunburst School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sunburst School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 573 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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