Sunset Park Elementary School
Sunset Park Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sunset Park Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
Sunset Park Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sunset Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Park Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#950 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
I have grandchildren, a total of 7 of them that have attended this school. The teachers have been absolutely wonderful with all of the children. We have some that are highly intelligent and some that need a little extra help and they have made these kids a success. They were so supportive to a grandson that lost his mother, the teachers and the staff not only care about their jobs, but they care about their children. They encourage the children to do their best and they challenge them if they need challenged. THANK YOU SUNSET ELEMENTARY!!! Jim and Joyce Hacsi.......Grandchildren Xavier Encinias, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Calista Mestas, Tori Hacsi, Lisa Hacsi, Jada Jones and Kaya Jones.
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