Sunset High School

2120 West Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208 | (972) 502-1500
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,374
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2120 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208
  • Principal or Admin: Anthony Tovar
  • Fax: (972) 502-1501
  • Website: www.dallasisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,374
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 147.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,273 (53.6%)
  • Females: 1,101 (46.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 162 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,651 (69.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,813 (76.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sunset High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.3%
Black321.3%
Asian30.1%
Hispanic2,29896.8%
White351.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sunset High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade74231.3%
10th Grade57124.1%
11th Grade55423.3%
12th Grade50721.4%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
40.0%
District:
49.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
54.0%
District:
29.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
63.9%
District:
67.6%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
20.2%
District:
19.1%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.7
District:
11.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.3%
District:
33.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
23.1%
District:
21.5%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
20.5%
District:
20.0%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
17.7%
District:
21.0%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$80,171
District:
$79,563
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$53,640
District:
$54,645
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,350
District:
$47,743
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,813
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,777
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$56,408
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$64,804
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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2 reviews for Sunset High School

  • Reviewed by Student on June 17, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is the definition of education and learning.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 30, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I WAS A SLOW LEARNER IN SCHOOL I HAD TROUBLE WITH MY WORK BUT THE TEACHERS AT SUNSET HIGH HELP ME THEY WERE ALWAYS THERE FOR ME AND ON MAY 27 1981 I GRADUATED NOW I AM A TEACHER.

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