Sunset Middle School

1300 S. Sunset
Longmont, CO 80501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sunset Middle School serves 522 students in grades 6-8.
Sunset Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sunset Middle School's student population of 522 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Sunset Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1032 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
44%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
52%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sunset Middle School is St. Vrain Global Online Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Flagstaff Charter Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Peaks Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Longmont St. Vrain Global Online Academy Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.1 miles
    1200 South Sunset Street
    Longmont, CO 80501
    (303) 591-8627
    0.1 9-12 101
  • Longmont Indian Peaks Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    0.2 miles
    1335 South Judson
    Longmont, CO 80501
    (303) 772-7240
    0.2 PK-5 303
  • Longmont Flagstaff Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 916 students
    0.3 miles
    1841 Left Hand Circle
    Longmont, CO 80501
    (303) 651-7900
    0.3 PK-8 916
  • Longmont St. Vrain Community Montessori School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    0.5 miles
    1067 South Hover St Pmb E235
    Longmont, CO 80501
    (303) 682-4339
    0.5 PK-8 270
  • Longmont Twin Peaks Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 896 students
    0.6 miles
    340 South Sunset Street
    Longmont, CO 80501
    (303) 772-7286
    0.6 K-12 896

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