Sunrise Elementary School

4050 South Genoa Way
Aurora, CO 80013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sunrise Elementary School serves 582 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sunrise Elementary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunrise Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunrise Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1267 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
34%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
38%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherry Creek School District No. 5 In The County Of Arapah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunrise Elementary School is Eaglecrest High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horizon Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dakota Valley Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Dakota Valley Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    0.6 miles
    3950 South Kirk Way
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720) 886-3000
    0.6 PK-5 562
  • Aurora Horizon Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 958 students
    0.7 miles
    3981 South Reservoir Road
    Aurora, CO 80013
    (720) 886-6100
    0.7 6-8 958
  • Aurora Sky Vista Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 821 students
    0.8 miles
    4500 S Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-4711
    0.8 6-8 821
  • Aurora Aspen Crossing Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    0.9 miles
    4655 S Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-3700
    0.9 PK-5 601
  • Aurora Infinity Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 165 students
    0.9 miles
    4500 South Himalaya Street
    Aurora, CO 80015
    (720) 886-6000
    0.9 6-8 165

School Reviews

5  
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.
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