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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Sun Prairie High School is a top rated, public school located in Sun Prairie, WI. It has 1,617 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.
Address
888 Grove St
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Telephone
(608) 834-6700
Website

Sun Prairie High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1270
21 responses
Average ACT
26
305 responses
AP Enrollment
36%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$65,203
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$976
National
$949
Median Home Value
$206,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.48 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 196 responses
Report
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Football Games
    18%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Graduation
    12%
  • Pink out for breast cancer
    7%
  • Musicals
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,617
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.53 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.52 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,308
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.7%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.73 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.73 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,400/ year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.74 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.74 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.74 responses
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Sun Prairie High School Reviews

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Being able to live in Sun Prairie my whole life, I was able to have a wonderful experience at Sun Prairie High School. This high school is filled with amazing teachers that genuinely cares about helping their students and creating a comfortable atmosphere. The high school constantly tries to create a diverse school by having cultural events, and clubs. They acknowledge problems that students have and desperately try to fix them. Everyone in this school encourages students to head to college or the work force after high school. The school strives to help students become successful; everyone has a different view of becoming successful. Students are able to become successful by having an extra hour to get help, wonderful resources and helpful adults. Overall, Sun Prairie High School is a wonderful place to grow and become successful!
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Sun Prairie High School offers an unimaginable variety of electives, as well as extracurriculars. Everything SP does, they do 100%. Girls Varsity Cross Country has now won state TWO years in a row! One pretty cool elective is CNA ( Certified Nursing Assistant) which takes you through the process of becoming a nursing assistant. Once through this course, students are eligible to work at nursing homes part-time. SP also has an exceptional theatre program. The Performing Arts Center has professional grade stage lighting and sound equipment, complete with balcony seating. The teachers care about their jobs and are enthusiastic about the classes they teach, which creates a great learning environment.
After transferring from a smaller school district right before my Sophomore year, the transition, at first, was difficult. However, because of the spectacular atmosphere in Sun Prairie, I was quickly able to make friends. This was especially do to the giant range of extra curriculars offered for every student's interests. I was able to maximize my learning through their vast course selections and amazing teachers. Not only that, but the building itself is phenomenal. I esepcially love the beautiful auditorium, music concerts and plays are unbelievable.