Sunset Middle School

200 Sunset Trl
Brentwood, TN 37027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 620 students in grades 6-8, Sunset Middle School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 5% in TN
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sunset Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Sunset Middle School's student population of 620 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
620 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Middle School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunset Middle School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#37 out of 1761 schools
(Top 5%)
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80%
31%
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73%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunset Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sunset Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
6%
21%
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White
68%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Tennessee.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset Middle School's ranking?
Sunset Middle School is ranked #37 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Sunset Middle School often compared to?
Sunset Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodland Middle School, Mill Creek Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
How many students attend Sunset Middle School?
620 students attend Sunset Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Sunset Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunset Middle School?
Sunset Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Sunset Middle School offer ?
Sunset Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sunset Middle School part of?
Sunset Middle School is part of Williamson County School District.

School Reviews

5   5/9/2022
The staff is great. Highly suggest sending your kid here.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 73% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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