5120 Sw 72nd St
Miami, FL 33143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Sunset Elementary School serves 1,178 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunset Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sunset Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Sunset Elementary School's student population of 1,178 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,178 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 3628 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
63%
33%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
My son graduated from Sunset Elementary with a really impressive academic, cultural and social experience. Language programs are exceptional, as is the hands-on advanced math and science program. Faculty are excellent. The school won the prestigious Goldman Sachs Award for Excellence in International Education as well as the Blue Ribbon and Magnet Awards, among others.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Btm 50%)

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