Sunset Primary

  • Sunset Primary serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset Primary's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Primary's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Primary is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#156 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunset Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunset Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunset Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sunset Primary and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
53%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
19%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunset Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.66n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset Primary and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunset Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Place School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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