Sunset Heights School



Sunset Heights School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Heights School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 39
1 62
2 58
3 66
4 80
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Heights School is a public elementary school located in Nashua, NH in the Nashua School District. It enrolls 377 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Heights School is the 101st largest public school in New Hampshire and the 34,407th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28

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Sunset Heights School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(54%)
4,033
(52%)
 Female 175
(46%)
3,762
(48%)

Sunset Heights School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(69%)
4,710
(60%)
 Hispanic 73
(19%)
1,786
(23%)
 Asian 24
(6%)
675
(9%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
356
(5%)
 Black 5
(1%)
252
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Sunset Heights School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 248
(66%)
4,387
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(29%)
2,990
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
418
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Sunset Heights School is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Heights School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 30.7%. 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 Heights School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 433
2006 449
2007 429
2008 461
2009 435
2010 445
2011 428
2012 432
2013 415
2014 415
2015 377

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 16.8
2007 15.6
2008 15.3
2009 13.6
2010 14.6
2011 15.1
2012 15.1
2013 13.8
2014 14.8
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18937644341801
2006 0.20044543429844
2007 0.21445221445221
2008 0.23861171366594
2009 0.29885057471264
2010 0.30112359550562
2011 0.30841121495327
2012 0.34027777777778
2013 0.3566265060241
2014 0.38313253012048
2015 0.342175066313

Compare Sunset Heights School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 30.7%
 
This School 34.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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