Sundown High School

701 School St
Sundown, TX 79372
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Sundown High School serves 187 students in grades 9-12.
Sundown High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sundown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Sundown High School's student population of 187 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Sundown High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sundown High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#778 out of 7999 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
51%
52%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
47%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSundown Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sundown High School is Pep Alter School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sundown J High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sundown Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sundown Pep Alter School Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 4 students
    0.0 miles
    7th And School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806) 933-4499
    0 10-12 4
  • Sundown Sundown Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    0.0 miles
    701 School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806) 229-5021
    0 PK-5 305
  • Sundown Sundown J High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 133 students
    0.0 miles
    701 School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806) 229-4691
    0 6-8 133
  • Levelland South Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 331 students
    10.5 miles
    1500 Ave C
    Levelland, TX 79336
    (806) 894-6255
    10.5 1-3 331
  • Levelland Levelland Intermediate School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 454 students
    10.7 miles
    1100 Ave D
    Levelland, TX 79336
    (806) 894-3060
    10.7 3-5 454

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