Sunnyside High School

  • Sunnyside High School serves 2,067 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sunnyside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Sunnyside High School's student population of 2,067 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,067 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunnyside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunnyside High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1753 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
94%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunnyside High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.120.65
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Graduation Rate
86%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyside Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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I think Sunnyside Highschool is a wonderful school to attend. A student will do well in Sunnyside just like in any other school they just need to apply themselves. The teachers are great there are a few bad seeds but there are always going to be bad seeds. I hope that what I said about my school gave you a different perfective about Sunnyside. Go Blue Devils!!! Marissa Rosa C/O/2007
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