Sunnyside Elementary School

2040 Sunnyside Ave.
Burlington, IA 52601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunnyside Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunnyside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 0.58, which is more 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
#1068 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
21%
6%
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White
60%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurlington 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 Burlington Community High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aldo Leopold Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Burlington Aldo Leopold Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 362 students
    1.1 miles
    3075 Sunnyside
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 752-8390
    1.1 6-8 362
  • Burlington North Hill Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
    1.2 miles
    825 N. 9th St.
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 753-6363
    1.2 PK-5 312
  • Burlington Corse Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    2.0 miles
    700 South Starr St.
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 753-2707
    2 PK-5 311
  • Burlington Burlington Community High School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,109 student
    2.1 miles
    421 Terrace Dr
    Burlington, IA 52601
    (319) 753-2211
    2.1 9-12 1,109
  • West Burlington West Burlington Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    2.3 miles
    545 Ramsey St
    West Burlington, IA 52655
    (319) 754-5726
    2.3 PK-5 452

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