As one of the largest elementary schools in Marion County, Sunrise serves over 850, Pre-K to 4 grade students. Our population is among the most diverse in the county with a minority population of 75%.
The poverty rate for our school is 88%. Sunrise is a full inclusion school, where two VE/ESE teachers serve students across grade levels in the general education class using a co-teaching model. Some ESE students are served in the self-contained classroom. ESE students represent 14% of our student population, including 1% being in the Gifted Program. Our English Language Learners (ELL) population represents 19% of our population.
TV Broadcast Studio - Our studio televises live announcements each morning. Student recognition is featured. Students operate the entire show with supervision from the media specialist. The crew consists of anchors, camera, sound and video mixer technicians, announcers, and assistants.
School improvement funds are used to provide remedial programs to non-proficient reading students after school. Tutorial programs, through Title I, are offered for non-proficient students as a way to assist them to meet state standards.