Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 365 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 55%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the St. Landry Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 365 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 365 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Sunset Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sunset Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Sunset Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
Sunset Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
50%
48%
Sunset Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
45%
45%
Sunset Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sunset Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sunset 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.
0.55 0.57
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
72%
61%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
7%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,368 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name St. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
6
Number of Students Managed 15,368 1,938
District Total Revenue $146 MM $33 MM
District Spending $145 MM $33 MM
St. Landry Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,680 $14,187
District Spending / Student $9,603 $14,076
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Grand Coteau Grand Coteau Elementary School
    238 Church St
    Grand Coteau , LA , 70541
    (337)662-5421
    1.8  mi  |  368  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Cankton Cankton Elementary School
    602 Main St
    Cankton , LA , 70584
    (337)668-4465
    2.1  mi  |  553  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Arnaudville Beau Chene High School
    7076 Hwy 93
    Arnaudville , LA , 70512
    (337)662-5815
    5  mi  |  815  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Carencro Carencro Heights Elementary School
    601 Tee Ma Rd
    Carencro , LA , 70520
    (337)521-7640
    6.4  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Opelousas Opelousas Senior High School
    1014 Judson Walsh Dr
    Opelousas , LA , 70570
    (337)942-5634
    6.4  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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