Sunshine Elementary School

  • Sunshine Elementary School serves 640 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student population of 640 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunshine Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1497 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
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Black
71%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
39%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunshine Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.450.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBROWARD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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