Sunrise Mountain High School

  • Sunrise Mountain High School serves 1,648 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sunrise Mountain High 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Sunrise Mountain High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Sunrise Mountain High School's student population of 1,648 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunrise Mountain High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunrise Mountain High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
29%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
75%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunrise Mountain High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.410.42
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Graduation Rate
97%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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