Sunset School

  • Sunset School serves 541 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Sunset School's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#567 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
71%
75%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunset School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.460.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunset School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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