Sunny Sands Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
69 310 Mc Callum Way
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone
(760) 770-8635
District
PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED
County
RIVERSIDE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
768
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.4% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Sunny Sands Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 48
Proficiency in Reading 44 48
Proficiency in Math 47 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 45
Proficiency in Reading 39 48
Proficiency in Math 34 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 42
Proficiency in Reading 54 49
Proficiency in Math 49 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.23
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 101 13.2%
Grade 1 117 15.2%
Grade 2 115 15.0%
Grade 3 130 16.9%
Grade 4 151 19.7%
Grade 5 154 20.1%
Total 768 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.8% 12.3% 25.0%
Black 1.9% 5.1% 5.9%
Hispanic 84.2% 78.8% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.7% 3.2% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.6% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 78.5% 83.4% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.3% 71.9% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 11.5% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 171,816 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 459.7 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.1% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 23.4% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 69,670 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 9.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.8% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.3% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.3% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.1% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.8% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.9% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 15.2% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,754 $203,049,030 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $707 $16,398,865 4.5%
Staff $617 $14,311,315 3.9%
General Administration $58 $1,345,310 0.4%
School Administration $817 $18,950,315 5.2%
Operation $1,324 $30,710,180 8.4%
Transportation $224 $5,195,680 1.4%
Other $538 $12,478,910 3.4%
Total Support $4,284 $99,367,380 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,731 $63,345,545 17.3%
Total Expenditures $15,770 $365,785,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%