Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 486 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 486 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 486 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sunset Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Sunset Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sunset Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 15:1
Sunset Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Sunset Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
4%
35%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
79%
41%
Sunset Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Sunset Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sunset Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.37 0.39
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
24%
38%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,489 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,228 is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,637 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
26
Number of Students Managed 78,489 15,824
Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,064 MM $243 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,095 MM $239 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,228 $14,280
Anne Arundel County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,637 $14,036
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Anne Arundel Evening 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 Grades Students
  • Severna ParkAnne Arundel Evening High School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 166 students60 Robinson Rd
    Severna ParkMD 21146
    (410)544-0182
    0.69-12166
  • PasadenaNortheast High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1339 students1121 Duvall Hwy
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)437-6400
    0.69-121339
  • PasadenaRiviera Beach Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 303 students8515 Jenkins Rd
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)222-6469
    0.7KG-5303
  • PasadenaHigh Point Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 681 students924 Duvall Hwy
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)222-6454
    1.2PK-5681
  • PasadenaGeorge Fox Middle School
    2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 929 students7922 Outing Ave
    PasadenaMD 21122
    (410)437-5512
    26-8929

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