Sun Canyon School



Sun Canyon School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sun Canyon School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 84
1 95
2 109
3 104
4 110
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sun Canyon School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Fowler Elementary School District. It enrolls 615 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sun Canyon School is the 430th largest public school in Arizona and the 12,676th largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 615
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,676th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 430th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 668th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 494th out of 932

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Sun Canyon School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 313
(51%)
1,761
(52%)
 Female 302
(49%)
1,658
(48%)

Sun Canyon School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 484
(79%)
2,821
(83%)
 Black 66
(11%)
249
(7%)
 White 35
(6%)
232
(7%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
43
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
12
(0%)

Sun Canyon School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 460
(75%)
2,988
(87%)
 Not Eligible 91
(15%)
78
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(10%)
353
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Sun Canyon School is ranked 181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sun Canyon School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) is higher than the state average of 53.6%. 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.

Sun Canyon School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 663
2006 665
2007 678
2008 622
2009 630
2010 616
2011 631
2012 645
2013 617
2014 605
2015 615

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 19
2007 19.4
2008 19.4
2009 18.9
2010 19.6
2011 21
2012 20.2
2013 19
2014 19.5
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93212669683258
2006 0.70375939849624
2007 0.7330383480826
2008 0.7491961414791
2009 0.76984126984127
2010 0.74350649350649
2011 0.7797147385103
2012
2013 0.81361426256078
2014 0.78677685950413
2015 0.8520325203252

Compare Sun Canyon School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 615 20.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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