Sunnyside Elementary School

2700 S Maple St
Sioux City, IA 51106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Sunnyside Elementary School serves 248 students in grades 3-5.
Sunnyside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sunnyside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Sunnyside Elementary School's student population of 248 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunnyside Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#290 out of 1232 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
80%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunnyside Elementary School is East High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sioux City East Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,067 student
    0.3 miles
    5401 Lorraine Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 274-4030
    0.3 6-8 1,067
  • Sioux City East High School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,378 student
    0.6 miles
    5011 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 274-4000
    0.6 9-12 1,378
  • Sioux City Nodland Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 228 students
    0.6 miles
    5000 Mayhew Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 274-4044
    0.6 K-2 228
  • Sioux City Morningside Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 641 students
    1.1 miles
    3601 Bushnell Ave
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 274-4048
    1.1 K-5 641
  • Sioux City Spalding Park Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    1.4 miles
    4101 Stone Avenue
    Sioux City, IA 51106
    (712) 274-4043
    1.4 PK-5 630

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