Sunset Hills Elementary



Sunset Hills Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Grade
PK 8
K 125
1 116
2 117
3 141
4 139
5 127
6 130
7 140
8 119
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 1,162 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Hills Elementary is the 19th largest public school in Arizona and the 524th largest nationally. It has 21.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,162
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 524th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 19th out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 825th out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 28th out of 948

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Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 589
(51%)
8,928
(48%)
 Male 573
(49%)
9,690
(52%)

Sunset Hills Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 780
(67%)
9,385
(50%)
 Hispanic 243
(21%)
6,689
(36%)
 Black 70
(6%)
1,335
(7%)
 Two or More 34
(3%)
579
(3%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
429
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
159
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
42
(0%)

Sunset Hills Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 749
(64%)
9,302
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(27%)
7,840
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(9%)
1,476
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Sunset Hills Elementary is ranked 278th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Hills Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.5%) is lower than the state average of 55.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Sunset Hills Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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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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