Sunnyside School

418 River Rd.
Shelton, CT 06484
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 243 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Sunnyside School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 50% in CT
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sunnyside School's student population of 243 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunnyside School ranks within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunnyside School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#366 out of 940 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
39%
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55-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
53%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Sunnyside School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunnyside School's ranking?
Sunnyside School is ranked #366 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Sunnyside School?
243 students attend Sunnyside School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Sunnyside School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunnyside School?
Sunnyside School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sunnyside School offer ?
Sunnyside School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sunnyside School part of?
Sunnyside School is part of Shelton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 243 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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