Sunset Heights School

15 Osgood Rd.
Nashua, NH 03060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sunset Heights School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sunset Heights School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

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School Overview

Sunset Heights School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunset Heights School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Heights School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#316 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
6%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
64%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNashua School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunset Heights School is Nashua High School South (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elm Street Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. Norman W. Crisp School (1.6 miles away)
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