Sunset Hill Elementary



Sunset Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 41
2 47
3 63
4 35
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawrence, KS in the Lawrence School District. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Hill Elementary is the 439th largest public school in Kansas and the 42,853rd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,853rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 439th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 457th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 431st out of 706

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Sunset Hill Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(52%)
4,529
(52%)
 Female 138
(48%)
4,112
(48%)

Sunset Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(71%)
5,910
(68%)
 Two or More 28
(10%)
776
(9%)
 Black 20
(7%)
516
(6%)
 Hispanic 19
(7%)
781
(9%)
 American Indian 12
(4%)
302
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
327
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

Sunset Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 154
(54%)
5,101
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 101
(35%)
2,886
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(11%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunset Hill Elementary is ranked 412th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 303
2006 302
2007 273
2008 294
2009 291
2010 292
2011 259
2012 286
2013 290
2014 274
2015 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.2
2007 15.3
2008 16.7
2009 16.1
2010 16.5
2011 15.9
2012 N/A
2013 15.6
2014 14.7
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28382838283828
2006 0.29470198675497
2007 0.38461538461538
2008 0.4047619047619
2009 0.42955326460481
2010 0.3972602739726
2011 0.46718146718147
2012 0.4965034965035
2013 0.48275862068966
2014 0.48540145985401
2015 0.45964912280702

Compare Sunset Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.0%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 285 15.1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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