Sunshine Elementary School

  • Sunshine Elementary School serves 611 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sunshine Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunshine Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sunshine Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1111 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
69%
22%
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White
3%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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