Sunset Elementary School
Sunset Elementary School serves 396 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Sunset Elementary School's student population of 396 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education
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