Sundown Elementary School

Tel: (661)722-3026
  • Sundown Elementary School serves 1,024 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Sundown Elementary School operates within the Westside Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1024 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students1,024 students
Gender %Sundown Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Students by GradeSundown Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
46%
54%
Black
15%
6%
White
32%
24%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSundown Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

District Comparison

  • Westside Union Elementary School District's student population of 9,067 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,291 in this district is less than the state average of $11,240. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,597 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameWestside Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed9,0671,558
Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$72 MM$18 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$66 MM$18 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,291$11,240
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$7,597$11,537
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.