Sunset Elementary School

300 E Catherine Ave
Hermiston, OR 97838
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunset Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sunset Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sunset Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

Sunset Elementary School's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
This chart display total students of Sunset Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Sunset Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sunset Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sunset Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#746 out of 1208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sunset Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
40%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
54%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sunset Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sunset Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
27%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunset Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
6%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 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 OR.
Diversity Score
0.450.56
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
41%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHermiston 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunset Elementary School is Hermiston High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Armand Larive Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hermiston Armand Larive Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
    0.2 miles
    1497 Sw 9th St
    Hermiston, OR 97838
    (541) 667-6200
    0.2 6-8 810
  • Hermiston Hermiston High School Math: 31% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,637 student
    0.5 miles
    600 S 1st St
    Hermiston, OR 97838
    (541) 667-6100
    0.5 9-12 1,637
  • Hermiston Rocky Heights Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 479 students
    0.6 miles
    650 W Standard Ave
    Hermiston, OR 97838
    (541) 667-6600
    0.6 K-5 479
  • Hermiston West Park Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 576 students
    0.8 miles
    555 Sw 7th St
    Hermiston, OR 97838
    (541) 667-6800
    0.8 K-5 576
  • Hermiston Highland Hills Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    1.0 miles
    450 Se 10th St
    Hermiston, OR 97838
    (541) 667-6500
    1 K-5 462

School Reviews

Review Sunset Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.
Learn about the new schools slated for Chicago Public Schools that will combine high school and college training, similar to a tech school in New York.
June 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. The effects of the global pandemic will be felt for years to come, though maybe more so in certain populations. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of special education in the United States.