Sunnyside Elementary School

75 Cr 218
Durango, CO 81303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunnyside Elementary School serves 149 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunnyside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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

School Overview

Sunnyside Elementary School's student population of 149 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunnyside Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1213 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurango School District No. 9-R School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunnyside Elementary School is Robert Denier Youth Services Center (8.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Escalante Middle School (7.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Durango Escalante Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 475 students
    7.3 miles
    141 Baker Lane
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970) 247-9491
    7.3 6-8 475
  • Durango Florida Mesa Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    8.1 miles
    216 Highway 172
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970) 247-4250
    8.1 PK-5 363
  • Durango Robert Denier Youth Services Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    8.6 miles
    720 Turner Drive
    Durango, CO 81303
    (970) 375-2781
    8.6 5-12 n/a
  • Durango Park Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    10.1 miles
    510 E. 6th Ave.
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 247-3718
    10.1 PK-5 455
  • Durango Mountain Middle School Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-8 | 254 students
    10.4 miles
    108 West 31st Street
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970) 828-5600
    10.4 4-8 254

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