|Dallas ISD Comprehensive High Schools enrollment by grade as of 10-1-16 and dropout indicators.|
The above statements still need to be researched. There are multiple other variables that can also, and probably did, account for this monumental progress at Sunset. Sunset used to be one of the highest dropout rate high schools in all of DISD.
To provide a little history on Sunset, here is a chart covering the decade of enrollments and graduations before 2012 at Sunset. Notice the imbalance in enrollment that was slowly disappearing with the onset of more future planning students:
|Sunset High School enrollment by grade history from 1997 to 2011|
Sunset installed their own vault the summer of 2009 along with Greiner. Here is a history of Sunset's graduation rates back in these early days of the Time Capsule Project:
Sunset High School & DISD Graduation Rates Compared from 2000 to 2010.
Principal Tony Tovar came to Sunset in 2005, same year Time Capsule Project started at Quintanilla.
The progress at Sunset continues to this day! More improvement is needed even when you are on top.