Sunnyside School

  • Sunnyside School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is equal to the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sunnyside School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Montana state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Sunnyside School places among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

School Overview

  • Sunnyside School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunnyside School is ranked within the top 20% of all 717 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunnyside School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#125 out of 717 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
11%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
73%
78%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunnyside School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.450.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Falls Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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  • Great Falls Great Falls High School
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    1.2 miles
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    1.2 9-12 1444
  • Great Falls Mountain View School
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    1.4 miles
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  • Great Falls Roosevelt School
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    1.6 miles
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    Great Falls, MT 59403
    (406)268-7045
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