Sunshine Gardens Elementary School

1200 Miller Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School serves 385 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sunshine Gardens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sunshine Gardens Elementary School's student population of 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunshine Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunshine Gardens Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4553 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
27%
12%
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Hispanic
56%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth San Francisco Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunshine Gardens Elementary School is El Camino High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Parkway Heights Middle School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South San Francisco El Camino High School Math: 42% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,277 student
    0.4 miles
    1320 Mission Rd.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8806
    0.4 9-12 1,277
  • South San Francisco Parkway Heights Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 617 students
    0.6 miles
    650 Sunset Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8788
    0.6 6-8 617
  • South San Francisco Alta Loma Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 701 students
    0.8 miles
    116 Romney Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8797
    0.8 6-8 701
  • South San Francisco Buri Buri Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
    0.8 miles
    325 Del Monte Ave.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8776
    0.8 K-5 600
  • South San Francisco Baden High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    1.1 miles
    825 S.wood Dr.
    South San Francisco, CA 94080
    (650) 877-8769
    1.1 9-12 93

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