Sunset Canyon School



Sunset Canyon School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Canyon School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 56
1 53
2 66
3 68
4 74
5 67
6 74
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Canyon School is a public elementary school located in Phoenix, AZ in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 469 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Canyon School is the 715th largest public school in Arizona and the 24,947th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 469
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,947th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 715th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 227th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 523rd out of 932

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Sunset Canyon School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 253
(54%)
9,325
(53%)
 Female 216
(46%)
8,402
(47%)

Sunset Canyon School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 231
(49%)
9,931
(56%)
 Hispanic 181
(39%)
5,599
(32%)
 Two or More 22
(5%)
707
(4%)
 Black 17
(4%)
527
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
159
(1%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
759
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Sunset Canyon School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 275
(59%)
12,101
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 161
(34%)
4,898
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
728
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunset Canyon School is ranked 593rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Canyon School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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 Canyon School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 602
2006 596
2007 593
2008 588
2009 587
2010 545
2011 542
2012 553
2013 530
2014 492
2015 469

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.3
2007 16.9
2008 16.8
2009 16.8
2010 17.3
2011 17.7
2012 18
2013 18.1
2014 18.2
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17109634551495
2006 0.36241610738255
2007 0.40640809443508
2008 0.39115646258503
2009 0.42248722316865
2010 0.41100917431193
2011 0.43911439114391
2012
2013 0.22830188679245
2014 0.52235772357724
2015 0.4136460554371

Compare Sunset Canyon School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.4%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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