Sunnyside Elementary School

  • Sunnyside Elementary School serves 229 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Sunnyside Elementary School's student population of 229 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunnyside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunnyside Elementary School is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#452 out of 1,252 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
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White
83%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunnyside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.300.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux City Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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, elementary school is East Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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