Sunset Hills Elementary School

17825 W. Sierra Montana Loop
Surprise, AZ 85379
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Sunset Hills Elementary School serves 1,119 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Sunset Hills Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sunset Hills Elementary School's student population of 1,119 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunset Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Hills Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#888 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
57%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDysart Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunset Hills Elementary School is Willow Canyon High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Western Peaks Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Surprise Western Peaks Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 867 students
    0.8 miles
    18063 W Surprise Farms Loop So
    Surprise, AZ 85388
    (623) 876-7000
    0.8 PK-8 867
  • Surprise Willow Canyon High School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,799 student
    0.9 miles
    17901 W Lundberg St
    Surprise, AZ 85374
    (623) 876-7000
    0.9 9-12 1,799
  • Surprise Canyon Ridge School Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 905 students
    1.1 miles
    17359 W. Surprise Farms Loop N
    Surprise, AZ 85388
    (623) 876-7000
    1.1 PK-8 905
  • Surprise Cimarron Springs Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 824 students
    1.1 miles
    17032 W. Surprise Farms Loop S
    Surprise, AZ 85388
    (623) 876-7000
    1.1 PK-8 824
  • Glendale E-institute At Surprise Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 121 students
    1.9 miles
    16578 W Greenway Rd
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 544-9285
    1.9 9-12 121

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