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
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
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 0.55. 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 (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Sun Valley Elementary School Asian (1990-2002)
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Sun Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2005)
Black
97%
35%
Sun Valley Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
1%
58%
Sun Valley Elementary School White (1990-2012)
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 0.55
Sun Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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 (1997-2012)
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%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 2,928
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: 2012 (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
  • Birmingham Erwin High School
    532 23rd Ave Nw
    Birmingham , AL , 35215
    (205)379-3400
    1  mi  |  815  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Center Point Erwin Middle School
    532 23rd Ave Nw
    Center Point , AL , 35215
    (205)379-3430
    1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Birmingham Erwin Elementary School
    528 23rd Ave Nw
    Birmingham , AL , 35215
    (205)379-3350
    1  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Birmingham Robert C Arthur Elementary School
    625 14th Ave Nw
    Birmingham , AL , 35215
    (205)231-5130
    1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Birmingham Center Point Elementary School
    4801 Indian Trail
    Birmingham , AL , 35215
    (205)379-2900
    1.7  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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