Sun Valley Elementary School

Sun Valley Elementary School serves 562 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Sun Valley Elementary School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

Overview

The student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 562 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Sun Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Sun Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Black
97%
35%
White
1%
58%
All Ethnic Groups Sun Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sun Valley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.31
Sun Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
51%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,966 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
7
Number of Students Managed 25,966 3,032
District Total Revenue $294 MM $29 MM
Birmingham City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $31 MM
Birmingham City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,706 $9,620
Birmingham City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,921 $10,180
Birmingham City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Erwin High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Erwin Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Erwin Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BirminghamErwin High School
    532 23rd Ave Nw
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)379-3400
    1 mi | 815 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Center PointErwin Middle School
    532 23rd Ave Nw
    Center PointAL 35215
    (205)379-3430
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BirminghamErwin Elementary School
    528 23rd Ave Nw
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)379-3350
    1 mi | 558 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • BirminghamRobert C Arthur Elementary School
    625 14th Ave Nw
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)231-5130
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BirminghamCenter Point Elementary School
    4801 Indian Trail
    BirminghamAL 35215
    (205)379-2900
    1.7 mi | 615 students | Gr. KG-2                      

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Did You Know?
Birmingham, AL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.17, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.27. The most diverse school in Birmingham is Fultondale High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.