Sunset High School

2300 Murchison, El Paso, TX 79930 | (915) 779-4199
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 151
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 151 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Vera Cancellare
  • Fax: (915) 543-6000
  • Website: www.episd.org
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • 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: 151
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 81 (53.6%)
  • Females: 70 (46.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 2 (1.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 51 (33.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 53 (35.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sunset High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian21.3%
Black42.6%
Asian--
Hispanic13589.4%
White106.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sunset High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade1610.6%
10th Grade106.6%
11th Grade159.9%
12th Grade11072.8%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
50.0%
District:
54.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
14.0%
District:
39.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
10.2%
District:
73.8%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
14.8%
District:
11.6%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
18.4
District:
12.1
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
19.7%
District:
28.2%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
8.1%
District:
21.4%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
32.8%
District:
25.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
39.4%
District:
20.7%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$89,241
District:
$76,334
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$52,717
District:
$49,168
State:
$48,263
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$44,450
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,452
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,190
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$60,236
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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