Sunrise Elementary School

5300 N Holman Rd
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 363 students in grades 3-5, Sunrise Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 34%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50% in NM
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sunrise Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunrise Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 810 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunrise Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NM)
#517 out of 810 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15%
24%
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28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunrise Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
86%
62%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
11%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunrise Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunrise Elementary School's ranking?
Sunrise Elementary School is ranked #517 out of 810 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Mexico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% NM state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 34% NM state average).
How many students attend Sunrise Elementary School?
363 students attend Sunrise Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Sunrise Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunrise Elementary School?
Sunrise Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sunrise Elementary School offer ?
Sunrise Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Sunrise Elementary School part of?
Sunrise Elementary School is part of Las Cruces Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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