PROFICIENCY 39% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Dysart Unified District
18%Surprise
36%Arizona

Sunset Hills Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Dysart Unified District" in Surprise, AZ. There are a total of 1,214 students and 55 teachers at Sunset Hills Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 303 free lunch students and 76 reduced lunch students.

Sunset Hills Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 8% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1214
Teachers55
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch303
Reduced lunch76

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sunset Hills Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
345-49%
455-59%
535-39%
630-34%
725-29%
815-19%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All41%
340-44%
445-49%
535-39%
640-44%
735-39%
835-39%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sunset Hills Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 64.5% 49.6% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 6.3% 7.4% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.5% 36.0% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 3.4% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Western Peaks Elementary33%0.7Surprise, AZ
Willow Canyon High School31%1.0Surprise, AZ
Cimarron Springs Elementary44%1.1Surprise, AZ
Canyon Ridge School57%1.1Surprise, AZ
E-institute At Surprise40%1.6Surprise, AZ
Imagine Prep Surprise35%2.5Surprise, AZ
Calibre Academy Surprise44%2.5Surprise, AZ
Imagine Surprise Middle School34%2.6Surprise, AZ
Shadow Ridge High School36%2.7Surprise, AZ
Paradise Education Center47%2.8Surprise, AZ
Countryside Elementary School37%3.1Surprise, AZ
Valley Vista High School32%3.2Surprise, AZ

Surprise demographics profile

StatisticSurpriseArizonaNational
Population33,9376,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,4315791
Median age28.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%53%55%
Speak English68%73%79%
Speak Spanish30%20%13%

Education level achieved in Surprise

IndexSurpriseArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade78.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college47.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Sunset Hills Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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