Sunshine Elementary School

  • Sunshine Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Sunshine Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student population of 199 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunshine Elementary School is 0.13, 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 (NC)
Overall School Rank#384 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sunshine Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
93%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 NC.
Diversity Score0.130.46
This chart display the diversity score of Sunshine Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunshine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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