Sunset School



Sunset School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 94
1 76
2 90
3 62
4 59
5 69
6 92
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Sunset School is a public elementary school located in Glendale, AZ in the Washington Elementary School District. It enrolls 571 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset School is the 510th largest public school in Arizona and the 15,368th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,368th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 510th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 505th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 494th out of 948

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Sunset School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(50%)
10,642
(52%)
 Female 284
(50%)
9,790
(48%)

Sunset School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 261
(46%)
10,485
(51%)
 White 231
(40%)
6,491
(32%)
 Black 34
(6%)
1,548
(8%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
416
(2%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
532
(3%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
916
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Sunset School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 377
(66%)
7,912
(39%)
 Not Eligible 145
(25%)
4,041
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(9%)
8,479
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunset School is ranked 259th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.6%) is higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sunset School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 563
2006 639
2007 670
2008 608
2009 515
2010 531
2011 586
2012 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 17.5
2007 17.5
2008 17.9
2009 18.4
2010 18.1
2011 19
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70870337477798
2006 0.60093896713615
2007 0.6
2008 0.6875
2009 0.53203883495146
2010 0.66854990583804
2011 0.73378839590444
2012 0.74605954465849

Compare Sunset School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 74.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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