Sunset Elementary School



Sunset Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 70
1 217
2 212
3 194
4 200
5 205
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Elementary School is a public elementary school located in South Miami, FL in the Dade School District. It enrolls 1,118 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Elementary School is the 98th largest public school in Florida and the 642nd largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,118
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 79
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 642nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 98th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,026th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 68th out of 2,205

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Sunset Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 580
(52%)
121,259
(48%)
 Male 538
(48%)
129,313
(52%)

Sunset Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 631
(56%)
167,394
(67%)
 White 426
(38%)
19,386
(8%)
 Black 37
(3%)
59,146
(24%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
2,793
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
1,612
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
84
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
157
(0%)

Sunset Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 955
(85%)
63,997
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(11%)
166,410
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(3%)
20,165
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Sunset Elementary School is ranked 1,805th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1104
2006 1021
2007 1002
2008 1046
2009 1129
2010 1119
2011 1134
2012 1118

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 11.6
2007 10.7
2008 11.9
2009 13.3
2010 13.2
2011 13.7
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17028985507246
2006 0.17727717923604
2007 0.1686626746507
2008 0.16443594646272
2009 0.16386182462356
2010 0.1751563896336
2011 0.14109347442681
2012 0.14579606440072

Compare Sunset Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 1,118 14.2:1  
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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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