Sundown Elementary School

  • 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 declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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

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 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.
0.680.41
Sundown Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
40%
50%
Sundown Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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%
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 $8,007 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,337 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 32% 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$18 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$8,007$10,966
Westside Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,337$11,255
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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