Sunrise Mountain High School

21200 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sunrise Mountain High School serves 2,025 students in grades 7-12.
Sunrise Mountain High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 2,025 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sunrise Mountain High School's student population of 2,025 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
2,025 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunrise Mountain High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunrise Mountain High School is 0.46, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#616 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
71%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunrise Mountain High School's ranking?
Sunrise Mountain High School is ranked #616 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Sunrise Mountain High School often compared to?
Sunrise Mountain High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Liberty High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sunrise Mountain High School?
The graduation rate of Sunrise Mountain High School is 99%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Sunrise Mountain High School?
2,025 students attend Sunrise Mountain High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Sunrise Mountain High School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunrise Mountain High School?
Sunrise Mountain High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sunrise Mountain High School offer ?
Sunrise Mountain High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Sunrise Mountain High School part of?
Sunrise Mountain High School is part of Peoria Unified School District (4237).

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Spring Break - No School
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 2,025 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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