Sunset High School



Sunset High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunset High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 603
10 576
11 555
12 512

Sunset High School is a public high school of the Dallas Independent School District located in Dallas, TX. It has 2,246 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sunset High School is the 165th largest public high school in Texas and the 913th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,246
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 124.26

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Sunset High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,149
(51%)
19,399
(50%)
 Female 1,097
(49%)
19,492
(50%)

Sunset High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,154
(96%)
25,613
(66%)
 Black 39
(2%)
10,004
(26%)
 White 35
(2%)
2,143
(6%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
236
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
634
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
188
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
73
(0%)

Sunset High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,703
(76%)
28,756
(74%)
 Not Eligible 405
(18%)
8,108
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(6%)
2,027
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sunset High School is ranked 49th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunset High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sunset High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2111
2006 2228
2007 2278
2008 2299
2009 2374
2010 2319
2011 2213
2012 2246

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.6
2007 16.1
2008 15.7
2009 16.1
2010 15.6
2011 17.1
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70203694931312
2006 0.70780969479354
2007 0.70149253731343
2008 0.74641148325359
2009 0.7636899747262
2010 0.77360931435964
2011 0.68278355173972
2012 0.81967943009795

Compare Sunset High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 82.0%
 

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