Sunset Hills Elementary School

9503 Walnut St
Omaha, NE 68124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Sunset Hills Elementary School serves 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sunset Hills Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sunset Hills Elementary School's student population of 260 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Hills Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#50 out of 902 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
21%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
86%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset Hills Elementary School's ranking?
Sunset Hills Elementary School is ranked #50 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Sunset Hills Elementary School often compared to?
Sunset Hills Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carl A Swanson Elementary School, Loveland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Sunset Hills Elementary School?
260 students attend Sunset Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Sunset Hills Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunset Hills Elementary School?
Sunset Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sunset Hills Elementary School offer ?
Sunset Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sunset Hills Elementary School part of?
Sunset Hills Elementary School is part of Westside Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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