340 Inverness Dr.
Pacifica, CA 94044
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sunset Ridge Elementary School serves 528 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Sunset Ridge Elementary School's student population of 528 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sunset Ridge Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5019 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
33%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
14%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 528 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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