Sunrise Elementary School

4050 South Genoa Way
Aurora, CO 80013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunrise Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunrise Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sunrise Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sunrise Elementary School's student population of 487 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
487 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunrise Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunrise Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1294 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
35%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
29%
52%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunrise Elementary School's ranking?
Sunrise Elementary School is ranked #1294 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Sunrise Elementary School often compared to?
Sunrise Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Summit Elementary School, Arrowhead Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Sunrise Elementary School?
487 students attend Sunrise Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Sunrise Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunrise Elementary School?
Sunrise Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sunrise Elementary School offer ?
Sunrise Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sunrise Elementary School part of?

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School ~ Spring Break ~ All Schools
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of School ~ All Schools
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
No School Fall Break ~ All Schools
October 14, 2024 (Monday)
No School ~ Thanksgiving Break ~ All Schools
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

5   2/25/2017
Sunrise is an excellent school with a dedicated staff doing a great job. Having 2 children go thru Sunrise from k to 5th has given us the inside view of a team that is working for your kids, every day. This is a very good school and it has been a good experience for our children.
- Posted by Parent - Ed C

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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