Sunset School



Sunset School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 121
1 104
2 105
3 93
4 108
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Cartwright Elementary School District. It enrolls 638 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset School is the 399th largest public school in Arizona and the 10,843rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 638
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,843rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 399th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 177th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 174th out of 948

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Sunset School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 345
(54%)
9,743
(52%)
 Female 293
(46%)
9,162
(48%)

Sunset School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 560
(88%)
16,890
(89%)
 White 39
(6%)
800
(4%)
 Black 21
(3%)
744
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
161
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
217
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
77
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Sunset School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 635
(100%)
18,845
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
60
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunset School is ranked 99th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly 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 814
2006 799
2007 869
2008 820
2009 753
2010 657
2011 601
2012 638

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 14.1
2007 16.3
2008 15.2
2009 16.7
2010 15.5
2011 12.7
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93980343980344
2006 0.8485607008761
2007 0.84234752589183
2008 0.80365853658537
2009 0.79017264276228
2010 0.86301369863014
2011 0.90682196339434
2012 0.99529780564263

Compare Sunset School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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