Sunset Elementary School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,177
Best Elementary School in Florida
#5
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District DADE
Type Public
 Phone (305)661-8527
 Location 5120 SW 72ND ST
SOUTH MIAMI, FL 33143
Charter School No

Sunset Elementary School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 5th in the best public elementary schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Sunset Elementary School student body is primarily Hispanic with a significant White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White31.4%370
Black2.7%32
Hispanic62.4%734
Asian Pacific2%24
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races1.4%16

Family Income

vs. other Florida elementary schools
Upper 4.2%

10% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida elementary school median of 61.5%. By this measure, SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 88th in Florida for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K19
Kindergarten74
1st Grade239
2nd Grade237
3rd Grade216
4th Grade198
5th Grade194
Total1,177

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
93%
Rank in Florida
5th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Sunset Elementary School scored an average 93% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 54% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.2% of Florida elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls94%93%
Boys90% to 94%*90% to 94%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black80% or more*60% to 79%*
Hispanic94%94%
Multiracial--
White90% to 94%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites80% or more*60% to 79%*
Limited English60% to 79%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.7%4
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Sunset Elementary School
5120 SW 72ND ST
SOUTH MIAMI, FL
33143
(305)661-8527

10 out of 10 1

District

DADE
MIAMI, FL