Sunset Elementary School

Sunset Elementary School serves 381 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Sunset Elementary School operates within the St. Landry Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 381 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 381 students
Sunset Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sunset Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Sunset Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sunset Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Sunset Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
50%
44%
Sunset Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
46%
Sunset Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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 0.60
Sunset Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
75%
60%
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.
6%
7%
Sunset Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. Landry Parish School District's student population of 14,808 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,111 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 14,808 1,927
St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $153 MM n/a
St. Landry Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $153 MM n/a
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,111 n/a
St. Landry Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,118 n/a
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: PK-4 | 342 students
    1.8 miles
    238 Church St
    Grand CoteauLA 70541
    (337)662-5421
    1.8PK-4342
  • SunsetCankton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 574 students
    2.1 miles
    602 Main St
    SunsetLA 70584
    (337)668-4465
    2.1PK-4574
  • ArnaudvilleBeau Chene High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 857 students
    5 miles
    7076 Hwy 93
    ArnaudvilleLA 70512
    (337)662-5815
    59-12857
  • CarencroCarencro Heights Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 557 students
    6.4 miles
    601 Tee Ma Rd
    CarencroLA 70520
    (337)521-7640
    6.4PK-5557
  • OpelousasOpelousas Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 867 students
    6.4 miles
    1014 Judson Walsh Dr
    OpelousasLA 70570
    (337)942-5634
    6.49-12867

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