Sunset

  • Sunset serves 325 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sunset 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Sunset's student population of 325 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students325 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sunset
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sunset by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sunset is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset is 0.04, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#8742 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sunset, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunset and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunset and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sunset and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sunset and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Asian
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11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sunset and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
100%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunset and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sunset and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.040.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sunset and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunset and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset 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: 2017-2018 (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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