Sunrise Middle School had the highest test results in English of any middle school in the central/downtown San Jose area, according to state test results released this past week. Sunrise also had among the highest math test results. Furthermore, while many areas schools showed a decline in test scores from the previous year, Sunrise students continued to improve – by two percentage points in English and by four percentage points in math.
Forty-one percent of Sunrise Middle’s students scored proficient or advanced in English, even though nearly half of the school’s students are English learners. One fourth of the students scored proficient or advanced in math.