Sunset High School

13840 Nw Cornell Rd
Portland, OR 97229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sunset High School serves 2,003 students in grades 9-12.
Sunset High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,003 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10% in OR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sunset High School's student population of 2,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 740 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset High School is 0.65, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 740 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
27%
4%
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Hispanic
11%
25%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
51%
60%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
93%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset High School's ranking?
Sunset High School is ranked #18 out of 740 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Oregon.
What schools are Sunset High School often compared to?
Sunset High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Westview High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% OR state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% OR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sunset High School?
The graduation rate of Sunset High School is 93%, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 81%.
How many students attend Sunset High School?
2,003 students attend Sunset High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Sunset High School students are White, 27% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunset High School?
Sunset High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sunset High School offer ?
Sunset High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sunset High School part of?
Sunset High School is part of Beaverton SD 48j School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,003 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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