Sunrise Middle School

4960 East Acoma Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sunrise Middle School serves 449 students in grades 5-8.
Sunrise Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sunrise Middle School's student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunrise Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.59, 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
#1011 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
57%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunrise Middle School is Horizon High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sage Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scottsdale Liberty Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 485 students
    0.3 miles
    5125 E. Marilyn Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (602) 449-6200
    0.3 PK-6 485
  • Phoenix Arizona Language Preparatory Charter School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 77 students
    0.4 miles
    4645 E. Marilyn Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85063
    (602) 996-1595
    0.4 K-6 77
  • Phoenix Sage Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 120 students
    0.7 miles
    1055 E Hearn Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    (602) 485-3402
    0.7 K-8 120
  • Phoenix Freedom Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 419 students
    0.8 miles
    3916 E Paradise Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 424-0771
    0.8 K-8 419
  • Phoenix Benchmark School Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 405 students
    1.1 miles
    4120 E. Acoma Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 765-3582
    1.1 K-6 405

School Reviews

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This was the worst school I've ever been to. I hated it. There is nothing fun you can do there. One of the teacher's make you put your phone in a sack of used gum if you're caught with it. You barely learn anything important or new. There are almost no extracurricular activities. The rewards are just plain stupid and for dumb reasons, the facilities are falling apart and one room leaks like crazy on one wall, and parents pretty much don't get involved at all. One assistant yells at people for sitting differently. The school pretty much is run by the vice principal who is a controlling communist.
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