Sunshine Special Education

  • Sunshine Special Education serves 75 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sunshine Special Education's student population of 75 students has grown by 74% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students75 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sunshine Special Education
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sunshine Special Education by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sunshine Special Education's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunshine Special Education is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sunshine Special Education and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sunshine Special Education and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunshine Special Education.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.41
This chart display the diversity score of Sunshine Special Education and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunshine Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverside Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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