Sunset Avenue Elementary School

503 Sunset Ave,

Clinton, NC, 27596-9073

Tel: (910)592-3132
Grades: 4-5

513 students

Sunset Avenue Elementary School serves 513 students in grades 4-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Sunset Avenue Elementary School operates within the Clinton City s School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 513 students
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Sunset Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School American Indian (2009-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
20%
13%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
39%
27%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Black (2009-2012)
White
32%
52%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sunset Avenue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sunset Avenue Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.89
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
45%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Sunset Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,329 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Clinton City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 3,329 1,682
Clinton City s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $19 MM
Clinton City s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $18 MM
Clinton City s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,884 $11,105
Clinton City s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,059 $10,880
Clinton City s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Clinton High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sampson Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butler Avenue Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Clinton Sampson Middle School
    505 Sunset Ave
    Clinton , NC , 28328
    (910)592-3327
    0  mi  |  707  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Clinton College Street School
    Alternative School
    606 College St
    Clinton , NC , 28328
    (919)807-3690
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Clinton Butler Avenue Elementary School
    301 Butler Ave
    Clinton , NC , 28328
    (910)592-2629
    0.9  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Clinton Langdon C Kerr Elementary School
    112 Kimbrough Rd
    Clinton , NC , 28328
    (910)592-3066
    1.2  mi  |  665  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Clinton Clinton High School
    1201 West Elizabeth St
    Clinton , NC , 28328
    (910)592-2067
    1.4  mi  |  770  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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