Sunset Elementary



Sunset Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Elementary Students by Grade
PK 37
K 76
1 82
2 72
3 84
4 71
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pasadena, MD in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools. It enrolls 483 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Elementary is the 450th largest public school in Maryland and the 23,551st largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 483
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,551st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 450th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 705th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 561st out of 920

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Sunset Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(51%)
29,784
(51%)
 Female 236
(49%)
28,456
(49%)

Sunset Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 370
(77%)
32,585
(56%)
 Two or More 42
(9%)
3,715
(6%)
 Hispanic 28
(6%)
7,804
(13%)
 Black 27
(6%)
11,792
(20%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
2,063
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
160
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
121
(0%)

Sunset Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 346
(72%)
37,428
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(22%)
17,336
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
3,476
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Sunset Elementary is ranked 625th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.4%) is lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 459
2007 481
2008 469
2009 508
2010 487
2011 491
2012 492
2013 486
2014 507
2015 483

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 15.2
2007 15.7
2008 15.3
2009 16.9
2010 16.1
2011 16.3
2012 16.2
2013 16.2
2014 17.9
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088362068965517
2006 0.10675381263617
2007 0.12474012474012
2008 0.14712153518124
2009 0.20472440944882
2010 0.24229979466119
2011 0.26680244399185
2012 0.30081300813008
2013 0.2880658436214
2014 0.27021696252465
2015 0.28364389233954

Compare Sunset Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.4%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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