Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 363 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the St. Landry Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 363 students has declined by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 363 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Sunset Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sunset Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Sunset Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
52%
48%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
45%
44%
Sunset Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sunset Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.34
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
72%
61%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,253 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,680 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,603 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name St. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 15,253 2,117
St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $146 MM $33 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $145 MM $33 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,680 $14,187
St. Landry Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,603 $14,076
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beau Chene High School (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carencro Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grand Coteau Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand CoteauGrand Coteau Elementary School
    238 Church St
    Grand CoteauLA 70541
    (337)662-5421
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 335 students                      
  • SunsetCankton Elementary School
    602 Main St
    SunsetLA 70584
    (337)668-4465
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 588 students                      
  • ArnaudvilleBeau Chene High School
    7076 Hwy 93
    ArnaudvilleLA 70512
    (337)662-5815
    5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 852 students                      
  • CarencroCarencro Heights Elementary School
    601 Tee Ma Rd
    CarencroLA 70520
    (337)521-7640
    6.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 508 students                      
  • OpelousasOpelousas Senior High School
    1014 Judson Walsh Dr
    OpelousasLA 70570
    (337)942-5634
    6.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 755 students                      

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