Sunset Elementary School

  • Sunset Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sunset Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 22%.

Top Placements

Sunset Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

  • Sunset Elementary School's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 319 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall School Rank#19 out of 319 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
4%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
98%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunset Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.040.37
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePark County School District # 6 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sunset Elementary School is Cody High School (2.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Cody Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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