Sunrise Drive Elementary School

5301 E. Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sunrise Drive Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sunrise Drive Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sunrise Drive Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sunrise Drive Elementary School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunrise Drive Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunrise Drive Elementary School is 0.60, 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 Testing Rank
#83 out of 2111 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
59%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatalina Foothills Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunrise Drive Elementary School is Catalina Foothills High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Basis Tucson North (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ventana Vista Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Catalina Foothills High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,703 student
    1.2 miles
    4300 E Sunrise Dr
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-8300
    1.2 9-12 1,703
  • Tucson Ventana Vista Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 548 students
    1.9 miles
    6085 N Kolb Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85750
    (520) 209-8000
    1.9 K-5 548
  • Tucson Basis Tucson North Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-12 | 960 students
    2.5 miles
    5740 E. River Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85750
    (520) 207-0076
    2.5 5-12 960
  • Tucson Catalina Foothills Valley View Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 128 students
    2.5 miles
    3435 E. Sunrise Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 209-7650
    2.5 PK 128
  • Tucson Khalsa School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 278 students
    3.0 miles
    3701 E. River Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520) 529-3611
    3 K-8 278

School Reviews

5  
This is a wonderful school where teachers truly care about students. My children were made to feel welcomed and included from day 1, even starting in the middle of a challenging year for all schools. They have beautiful outdoor learning spaces that they utilize to the greatest extent. The teachers are kind and creative and highly qualified. I have one child who participates in the gifted program and loves it and one child who receives special education services and they are incredibly inclusive and wonderful with her. All my children made friends right away and love their teachers and the specials that are offered. The parent community is caring and involved, I cannot say enough good things about this school!
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