Sunset Canyon School

2727 E Siesta Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunset Canyon School serves 434 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sunset Canyon School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sunset Canyon School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Sunset Canyon School's student population of 434 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Canyon School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Canyon School is 0.62, 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
#1116 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.620.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
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 Sunset Canyon School is Aaec - Paradise Valley (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Verde Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Quail Run Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Quail Run Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
    0.8 miles
    3303 E Utopia
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-4400
    0.8 PK-6 676
  • Phoenix Vista Verde Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 638 students
    0.8 miles
    2826 E Grovers
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-5300
    0.8 5-8 638
  • Phoenix Aaec - Paradise Valley Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
    0.9 miles
    17811 North 32nd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 243-8004
    0.9 9-12 313
  • Phoenix Campo Bello Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
    0.9 miles
    2650 East Contention Mine Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-5200
    0.9 PK-6 441
  • Phoenix Echo Mountain Intermediate School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 421 students
    1.3 miles
    1811 E. Michigan 3
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    (602) 449-5600
    1.3 PK-6 421

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