Sunset Middle School

  • Sunset Middle School serves 338 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sunset Middle 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset Middle School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Middle School is 0.02, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8958 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sunset Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunset Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunset Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunset Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunset Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.020.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVineland Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I went to Vineland elem starting in the early 1950's and Sunset middle to 1964 then to Arvin high to graduate.. Thse schools were wonderful then and have a lot of wonderful memories
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