Sunny Sands Elementary School

69310 Mccallum Way, Cathedral City, CA 92234 | (760) 321-2396
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 989
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  • Mailing Address: 69-310 Mccallum Way, Cathedral City, CA 92234
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 989
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 493 (49.8%)
  • Females: 496 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 139 (14.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 636 (64.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 775 (78.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sunny Sands Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Black141.4%
Asian878.8%
Hispanic75576.3%
White12112.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sunny Sands Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten17217.4%
1st Grade14214.4%
2nd Grade16516.7%
3rd Grade16416.6%
4th Grade18318.5%
5th Grade16316.5%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
60.0%
District:
50.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
2.0%
District:
5.0%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 50.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 17.5
Average Age
School:
46.3
District:
47.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Sunny Sands Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: Yes

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201061.0%43.0%53.0%
200953.0%43.0%53.0%
200855.0%39.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201065.0%52.0%62.0%
200966.0%56.0%63.0%
200859.0%50.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201045.0%33.0%43.0%
200944.0%37.0%44.0%
200839.0%29.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201075.0%62.0%65.0%
200975.0%65.0%64.0%
200870.0%56.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201064.0%54.0%63.0%
200967.0%53.0%61.0%
200850.0%45.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201083.0%68.0%68.0%
200979.0%63.0%66.0%
200869.0%51.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201063.0%51.0%58.0%
200952.0%44.0%54.0%
200843.0%39.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201071.0%62.0%61.0%
200965.0%53.0%57.0%
200849.0%44.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201070.0%51.0%56.0%
200952.0%39.0%49.0%
200857.0%40.0%46.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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