Sundown J High School

701 School St
Sundown, TX 79372
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Sundown J High School serves 133 students in grades 6-8.
Sundown J High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sundown J High School's student population of 133 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students133 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Sundown J High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 J High School is 0.48, 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
#830 out of 7999 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
65%
52%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
31%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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 J High School is Pep Alter School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whiteface School (12.3 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 High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
    0.0 miles
    701 School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806) 229-2511
    0 9-12 187
  • 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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