9972 E. Russell Ave.
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sunnyside Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Sunnyside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sunnyside Elementary School's student population of 586 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
586 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunnyside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunnyside Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1379 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
55%
12%
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Hispanic
37%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunnyside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunnyside Elementary School's ranking?

Sunnyside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Sunnyside Elementary School?

586 students attend Sunnyside Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

55% of Sunnyside Elementary School students are Asian, 37% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunnyside Elementary School?

Sunnyside Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sunnyside Elementary School offer ?

Sunnyside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Sunnyside Elementary School part of?

Sunnyside Elementary School is part of Garden Grove Unified School District.

School Reviews

3   12/9/2018
It is a great school to learn and be safe.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Kevin Tran

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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