Sunset Heights School

  • Sunset Heights School serves 384 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset Heights School's student population of 384 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Heights School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Heights School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.16. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#213 out of 457 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunset Heights School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunset Heights School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
5%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
67%
86%
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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 Sunset Heights School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.500.16
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset Heights School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNashua School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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