Sun Valley High School

Sun Valley High School serves 1,352 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Sun Valley High School operates within the Union County Public s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,352 students
Sun Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Sun Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sun Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Sun Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Sun Valley High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Sun Valley High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
18%
27%
Sun Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
62%
52%
Sun Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sun Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Sun Valley High 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.
0.57 0.89
Sun Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
27%
45%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Union County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
4
Number of Students Managed 40,105 1,682
Union County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 74%
Union County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $541 MM $19 MM
Union County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $446 MM $18 MM
Union County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,086 $11,105
Union County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,613 $10,880
Union County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Union Early College High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sun Valley Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shiloh Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Indian Trail Sun Valley Middle School
    1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
    Indian Trail , NC , 28079
    (704)296-3009
    0.1  mi  |  1234  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Monroe Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Shiloh Elementary School
    5210 Rogers Rd
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)296-3035
    0.8  mi  |  618  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Monroe Sun Valley Elementary School
    5200 Rogers Rd
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)290-1559
    0.8  mi  |  668  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Monroe Union Early College High School
    4209 Old Charlotte H
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)290-1565
    1.9  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Monroe Sardis Elementary School
    4416 Sardis Church Rd
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)882-4303
    2  mi  |  592  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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