Sunset Primary School

Serves grades PK - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4523 97 Th Ave W
University Place, WA 98466
Phone
(253) 566-5640
District
UNIVERSITY PLACE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
PIERCE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
545
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

8

(10 is best)

Better than 78.1% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Sunset Primary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
69%
57%
67%
55%
71%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
64%
55%
66%
57%
61%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
17
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 83 15.2%
Kindergarten 93 17.1%
Grade 1 96 17.6%
Grade 2 115 21.1%
Grade 3 80 14.7%
Grade 4 78 14.3%
Total 545 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.7% 55.9% 58.1%
Black 11.5% 11.3% 5.0%
Hispanic 19.3% 18.5% 25.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.1% 11.8% 8.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.4% 2.5% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.8% 35.3% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.0% 26.6% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 8.7% 7.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 31,802 7,614,893
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,311.2 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.1% 34.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.5% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,530 2,848,396
Single Parent Households With Children 13.5% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.6% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.3% 36.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.6% 17.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.9% 13.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.9% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.5% 15.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 7.9% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,261 $35,775,354 53.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $938 $5,359,732 8.1%
Staff $595 $3,399,830 5.1%
General Administration $77 $439,978 0.7%
School Administration $625 $3,571,250 5.4%
Operation $926 $5,291,164 8.0%
Transportation $295 $1,685,630 2.5%
Other $426 $2,434,164 3.7%
Total Support $3,882 $22,181,748 33.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,482 $8,468,148 12.8%
Total Expenditures $11,625 $66,425,250 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,713 $7,591,259,823 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $856 $967,474,001 6.0%
Staff $797 $900,956,428 5.6%
General Administration $120 $135,458,018 0.8%
School Administration $707 $799,394,224 5.0%
Operation $986 $1,115,298,501 6.9%
Transportation $432 $489,010,241 3.0%
Other $518 $585,672,414 3.6%
Total Support $4,416 $4,993,259,708 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,077 $3,479,528,759 21.7%
Total Expenditures $14,206 $16,064,038,718 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%