Sundown Elementary School

Tel: (661)722-3026
  • Sundown Elementary School serves 1,022 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% 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 1022 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students1,022 students
Sundown Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Sundown Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Sundown Elementary School Total Teachers (1996-2015)
Students by GradeSundown Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Sundown Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sundown Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2010)
Asian
3%
11%
Sundown Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
44%
54%
Sundown Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
16%
6%
Sundown Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
33%
24%
Sundown Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Sundown Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sundown Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSundown Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.41
Sundown Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
Sundown Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
Sundown Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Westside Union Elementary School District's student population of 8,938 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,291 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. 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 Managed8,9381,597
Westside Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$72 MM$17 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$66 MM$18 MM
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,291$10,238
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,597$10,739
Westside Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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