Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 492 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.

Overview

The student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 492 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Sunset Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sunset Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Sunset Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Sunset Elementary School Asian (1992-2013)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Sunset Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
4%
36%
Sunset Elementary School Black (1989-2013)
White
82%
42%
Sunset Elementary School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.32 0.39
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
26%
36%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 80,657 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
29
Number of Students Managed 80,657 15,634
District Total Revenue $1,031 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,085 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,999 $14,580
District Spending / Student $14,733 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Anne Arundel Evening High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Fox Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riviera Beach Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Severna ParkAnne Arundel Evening High School
    Alternative School
    60 Robinson Rd
    Severna ParkMD 21146
    (410)544-0182
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | 166 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PasadenaNortheast High School
    1121 Duvall Hwy
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)437-6400
    0.5 mi | 1347 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PasadenaRiviera Beach Elementary School
    8515 Jenkins Rd
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)222-6469
    0.8 mi | 305 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PasadenaHigh Point Elementary School
    924 Duvall Hwy
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)222-6454
    1.1 mi | 700 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PasadenaJacobsville Elementary School
    3801 Mountain Rd
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)222-6460
    1.8 mi | 598 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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  • Recommended September 20, 2013 - I attended Sunset Elementary and loved it! Great experience! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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