Sunburst School



Sunburst School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunburst School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 113
1 86
2 81
3 77
4 80
5 77
6 90
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunburst School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Washington Elementary School District. It enrolls 604 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunburst School is the 453rd largest public school in Arizona and the 13,014th largest nationally. It has 22.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,014th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 453rd out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 864th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 598th out of 948

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Sunburst School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 311
(51%)
10,642
(52%)
 Female 293
(49%)
9,790
(48%)

Sunburst School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 345
(57%)
6,491
(32%)
 Hispanic 168
(28%)
10,485
(51%)
 Black 29
(5%)
1,548
(8%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
416
(2%)
 American Indian 20
(3%)
916
(4%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
532
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
44
(0%)

Sunburst School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 301
(50%)
7,912
(39%)
 Not Eligible 242
(40%)
4,041
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(10%)
8,479
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunburst School is ranked 353rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunburst School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sunburst School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 724
2006 719
2007 713
2008 709
2009 635
2010 600
2011 590
2012 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20.3
2007 19.2
2008 20
2009 21.5
2010 22.6
2011 21.8
2012 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48756906077348
2006 0.36995827538248
2007 0.43618513323983
2008 0.52750352609309
2009 0.38740157480315
2010 0.57333333333333
2011 0.60169491525424
2012 0.59933774834437

Compare Sunburst School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 59.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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