Sunshine Elementary School

  • Sunshine Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sunshine Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sunshine Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunshine Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sunshine Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#780 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
78%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield R-XII School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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    1.1 miles
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    1.1 miles
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