Sunset Elementary School

  • Sunset Elementary School serves 723 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sunset Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Sunset Elementary School's student population of 723 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students723 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sunset Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#6537 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
100%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
n/a
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 CA.
Diversity Score0.000.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Ysidro Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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