4229 W Lake Samm Pkwy Se
Bellevue, WA 98008
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Sunset Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunset Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sunset Elementary School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Elementary School is 0.57, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#200 out of 2052 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
22%
8%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
61%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 50%)

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