Sunset High School

  • Sunset High School serves 68 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sunset High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset High School's student population of 68 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset High School is 0.66, which is more 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#9104 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
21%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
52%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.64
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Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDel Norte County Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    3.6 miles
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  • Crescent City Del Norte Community Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    3.7 miles
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