Sunnyside Elementary School

2700 S Maple St
Sioux City, IA 51106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sunnyside Elementary School serves 246 students in grades 3-5.
Sunnyside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sunnyside Elementary School's student population of 246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunnyside Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#180 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
72%
73%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunnyside Elementary School's ranking?
Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked #180 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Sunnyside Elementary School?
246 students attend Sunnyside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Sunnyside Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunnyside Elementary School?
Sunnyside Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sunnyside Elementary School offer ?
Sunnyside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sunnyside Elementary School part of?
Sunnyside Elementary School is part of Sioux City Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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