Sunset Elementary School
Sunset Elementary School serves 1,191 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 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 1,191 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 76%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 95% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 94% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Sunset Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Sunset Elementary School's student population of 1,191 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.50, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 3628 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
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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