Sunset Elementary



Sunset Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 55
2 31
3 41
4 36
5 33
6 35
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Elementary is a public elementary school located in La Puente, CA in the Hacienda La Puente Unf School District. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Elementary is the 5,225th largest public school in California and the 43,690th largest nationally. It has 24.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,690th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,225th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,899th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,291st out of 6,159

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Sunset Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 136
(50%)
6,269
(50%)
 Male 134
(50%)
6,381
(50%)

Sunset Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 248
(92%)
10,181
(80%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
1,674
(13%)
 White 9
(3%)
498
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
43
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
120
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
121
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Sunset Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 228
(84%)
8,303
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(10%)
1,245
(10%)
 Not Eligible 15
(6%)
3,102
(25%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sunset Elementary is ranked 3,254th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 263
2006 276
2007 264
2008 262
2009 262
2010 286
2011 280
2012 270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 20.3
2007 17.4
2008 18.5
2009 18.9
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.84782608695652
2007 0.81060606060606
2008 0.81679389312977
2009 0.95038167938931
2010 0.95104895104895
2011 0.98928571428571
2012 0.94444444444444

Compare Sunset Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.4%
 

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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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