619 Boyd
Newton, KS 67114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sunset Elementary School serves 273 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Sunset Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sunset Elementary School's student population of 273 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.54, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#512 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
60%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 273 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 30%)

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