Sunset Hills Elementary



Sunset Hills Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 91
1 115
2 121
3 132
4 125
5 122
6 133
7 145
8 134
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Hills Elementary is a public elementary school located in Surprise, AZ in the Dysart Unified School District. It enrolls 1,118 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Hills Elementary is the 27th largest public school in Arizona and the 722nd largest nationally. It has 23.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,118
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 722nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 27th out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 858th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 58th out of 932

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Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 567
(51%)
8,109
(48%)
 Male 551
(49%)
8,781
(52%)

Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 723
(65%)
7,897
(47%)
 Hispanic 266
(24%)
6,494
(38%)
 Two or More 52
(5%)
782
(5%)
 Black 50
(4%)
1,192
(7%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
324
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
47
(0%)

Sunset Hills Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 744
(67%)
7,971
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(29%)
7,688
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(4%)
1,231
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunset Hills Elementary is ranked 321st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Hills Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.5%) is 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 Hills Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 978
2006 991
2007 1163
2008 1227
2009 1135
2010 1096
2011 1106
2012 1162
2013 1221
2014 1214
2015 1118

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.7
2006 21.5
2007 22.8
2008 20.3
2009 19.9
2010 20.9
2011 21.9
2012 21.9
2013 21
2014 22.1
2015 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28527607361963
2006 0.021190716448032
2007
2008 0.32681336593317
2009 0.31189427312775
2010 0.36496350364964
2011 0.34358047016275
2012 0.35542168674699
2013 0.36117936117936
2014 0.31219110378913
2015 0.3345259391771

Compare Sunset Hills Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.5%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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