Sunburst School

  • Sunburst School serves 641 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sunburst School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sunburst School's student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunburst School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunburst School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#707 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
48%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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