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Sunset Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (970) 824-5762

800 West 7Th Street

Craig, Colorado


About Sunset Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Sunset Elementary School is one of 8 schools in the Moffat County School District RE: No. 1 of Colorado.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 284 students - compared to other schools in Colorado, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $51,624, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Sunset Elementary School 284$8,23220$51,6240.35
Early Childhood Center (0.52 miles) 28$34,436280.35
Moffat County High School (0.62 miles) 599$8,32419$46,6810.40
Craig Middle School (0.62 miles) 474$8,13916$42,2860.43
Sandrock Elementary (0.68 miles) 297$7,68917$44,9760.47
East Elementary School (1.03 miles) 230$9,12313$41,0610.52

Sunset Elementary School

Number of pupils284
Funding per pupil$8,232
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$51,624
Diversity index0.35

Early Childhood Center (0.52 miles)

Number of pupils28
Funding per pupil$34,436
Pupils per teacher28
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.35

Moffat County High School (0.62 miles)

Number of pupils599
Funding per pupil$8,324
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$46,681
Diversity index0.40

Craig Middle School (0.62 miles)

Number of pupils474
Funding per pupil$8,139
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$42,286
Diversity index0.43

Sandrock Elementary (0.68 miles)

Number of pupils297
Funding per pupil$7,689
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$44,976
Diversity index0.47

East Elementary School (1.03 miles)

Number of pupils230
Funding per pupil$9,123
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$41,061
Diversity index0.52
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
1288thlargest school
1432ndhighest number of FTE teachers
1515thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
909thhighest average teaching salary
1093rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
830thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1286thhighest diversity index
599thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 160 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 160 days

12th Grade: 160 days

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