Sunnyside School District

1110 S 6th St
Sunnyside, WA 98944-2197
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Sunnyside School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 4,112 students in Sunnyside School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Washington.
Public Elementary Schools in Sunnyside School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Washington public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public elementary school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,783 Schools
# Students
6,712 Students
728,728 Students
# Teachers
365 Teachers
44,674 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Sunnyside School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 300 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#221 out of 306 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sunnyside   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
41%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunnyside   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
47%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunnyside   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(18-19)
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sunnyside   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.14
0.67
# American Indian Students
5 Students
9,969 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4 Students
61,193 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
9%
# Hispanic Students
6,226 Students
180,886 Students
% Hispanic Students
93%
25%
# Black Students
13 Students
33,247 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
412 Students
366,499 Students
% White Students
6%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
9,031 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
52 Students
67,275 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
33
12,147
# Students in K Grade:
445
69,077
# Students in 1st Grade:
472
78,288
# Students in 2nd Grade:
461
79,450
# Students in 3rd Grade:
476
79,417
# Students in 4th Grade:
480
80,780
# Students in 5th Grade:
502
81,369
# Students in 6th Grade:
536
83,847
# Students in 7th Grade:
561
74,117
# Students in 8th Grade:
597
72,264
# Students in 9th Grade:
556
4,618
# Students in 10th Grade:
550
4,350
# Students in 11th Grade:
526
4,046
# Students in 12th Grade:
517
4,958
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,517 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,228 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$91 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sunnyside   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$89 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Sunnyside   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,517
$17,989
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sunnyside   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,228
$18,307
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sunnyside   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Sunnyside School District Public Elementary Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
800 E. Jackson Avenue
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-3641
Grades: PK-5
| 667 students
Rank: #22.
Harrison Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
810 S. 16th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-3601
Grades: 6-8
| 946 students
Rank: #33.
Chief Kamiakin Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 E. Lincoln Avenue
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-6444
Grades: PK-5
| 613 students
Rank: #44.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 E. Lincoln
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 836-2200
Grades: PK-5
| 660 students
Rank: #55.
Sierra Vista Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
916 N. 16 Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 836-4157
Grades: 6-8
| 748 students
Rank: #66.
Outlook Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3800 Vanbelle Road
Sunnyside, WA 98944
(509) 837-3352
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 6,712 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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