Sunset Elementary



Sunset Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 79
2 84
3 80
4 66
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Elementary is a public elementary school located in Salina, KS in the Salina School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Elementary is the 162nd largest public school in Kansas and the 26,882nd largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,882nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 162nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 457th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 159th out of 706

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Sunset Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(50%)
2,468
(50%)
 Female 223
(50%)
2,469
(50%)

Sunset Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 222
(49%)
3,062
(62%)
 Hispanic 142
(32%)
1,099
(22%)
 Two or More 52
(12%)
466
(9%)
 Asian 18
(4%)
115
(2%)
 Black 16
(4%)
184
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Sunset Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 293
(65%)
2,659
(54%)
 Not Eligible 86
(19%)
1,649
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(16%)
629
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Sunset Elementary is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 407
2006 403
2007 409
2008 378
2009 417
2010 398
2011 337
2012 367
2013 413
2014 457
2015 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 12.2
2007 13.9
2008 12.7
2009 14.4
2010 13.2
2011 11.9
2012 13.4
2013 15.1
2014 14.9
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72972972972973
2006 0.77171215880893
2007 0.79951100244499
2008 0.83068783068783
2009 0.87529976019185
2010 0.8643216080402
2011 0.83679525222552
2012 0.80381471389646
2013 0.81598062953995
2014 0.79868708971554
2015 0.80888888888889

Compare Sunset 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
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.9%
 

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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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