Sunnyside High School

  • Sunnyside High School serves 2,163 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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%.

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School Overview

  • Sunnyside High School's student population of 2,163 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunnyside High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1669 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunnyside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunnyside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
94%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunnyside High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunnyside High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunnyside High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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
This chart display the diversity score of Sunnyside High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunnyside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunnyside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunnyside Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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