Sundance Elementary School

  • Sundance Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sundance Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sundance Elementary School's student population of 674 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sundance Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sundance Elementary School is 0.58, 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)#1072 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
46%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sundance Elementary School is Peoria Ecampus (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ira A Murphy (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Ira A Murphy
    Grades: PK-8 | 478 students
    0.6 miles
    7231 W North Lane
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623)412-4475
    0.6 PK-8 478
  • Peoria Peoria Ecampus
    Grades: K-12 | 9 students
    0.6 miles
    6625 W. Cholla
    Peoria, AZ 85380
    (623)486-6105
    0.6 K-12 9
  • Glendale Copperwood School
    Grades: K-8 | 842 students
    0.7 miles
    11232 North 65th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85304
    (623)412-4650
    0.7 K-8 842
  • Peoria Oakwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 1000 students
    0.9 miles
    12900 N 71st Ave
    Peoria, AZ 85381
    (623)412-4725
    0.9 K-8 1000
  • Peoria Peoria Flex Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 79 students
    0.9 miles
    7565 W. Peoria Avenue Ste. A
    Peoria, AZ 85345
    (623)486-6000
    0.9 8-12 79

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