Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 491 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 491 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 491 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.82. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Sunset Elementary School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
5%
11%
Sunset Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
5%
37%
Sunset Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
80%
43%
Sunset Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.35 0.82
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
20%
35%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 76,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
28
Number of Students Managed 76,303 16,752
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,031 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,085 MM $238 MM
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,999 $14,580
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,733 $14,228
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northeast High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is George Fox Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riviera Beach Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Severna Park Anne Arundel Evening High School
    Alternative School
    60 Robinson Rd
    Severna Park , MD , 21146
    (410)544-0182
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pasadena Northeast High School
    1121 Duvall Hwy
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)437-6400
    0.6  mi  |  1335  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pasadena Riviera Beach Elementary School
    8515 Jenkins Rd
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)222-6469
    0.7  mi  |  293  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pasadena High Point Elementary School
    924 Duvall Hwy
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)222-6454
    1.2  mi  |  666  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pasadena Jacobsville Elementary School
    3801 Mountain Rd
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)222-6460
    2  mi  |  535  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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