Sunset Elementary School



Sunset Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 94
1 93
2 96
3 91
4 84
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sunset Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Altus, OK in the Altus School District. It enrolls 518 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sunset Elementary School is the 232nd largest public school in Oklahoma and the 20,243rd largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,243rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Oklahoma: 232nd out of 960
Student/Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 789th out of 955
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 283rd out of 955

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Sunset Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 266
(51%)
1,093
(51%)
 Female 252
(49%)
1,057
(49%)

Sunset Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 275
(53%)
968
(45%)
 Hispanic 174
(34%)
828
(39%)
 Two or More 47
(9%)
157
(7%)
 Black 19
(4%)
158
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Sunset Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(48%)
1,286
(60%)
 Not Eligible 236
(46%)
698
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
166
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 953 ranked schools in Oklahoma, Sunset Elementary School is ranked 335th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.4%) is lower than the state average of 65.6%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 350
2007 326
2008 376
2009 414
2010 419
2011 423
2012 457
2013 465
2014 490
2015 518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 14.9
2007 13
2008 14.5
2009 15.9
2010 15.8
2011 15.3
2012 16
2013 16.1
2014 17.2
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56182212581345
2006 0.47142857142857
2007 0.4478527607362
2008 0.43617021276596
2009 0.47584541062802
2010 0.4582338902148
2011 0.46099290780142
2012 0.5601750547046
2013 0.50967741935484
2014 0.55102040816327
2015 0.54440154440154

Compare Sunset Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,578.5% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.6%
 

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Public PK - 04 518 18.2:1  
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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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