Sun Valley High School

2881 Pancoast Ave

Aston, PA 19014-2899

Grades: 9-12

1,068 students

Sun Valley High School serves 1,068 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Sun Valley High School operates within the Penn-delco School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1068 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,068 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
1%
9%
Black
6%
16%
White
90%
70%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.19 0.24
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.
14%
36%
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.
3%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,803 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,697 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Penn-delco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,388 1,528
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
District Total Revenue $47 MM $21 MM
District Spending $43 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,803 $12,476
District Spending / Student $12,697 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chester Cs For The Arts (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northley Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pennell Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AstonNorthley Middle School
    2801 Concord Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 803 students                      
  • AstonPennell Elementary School
    3300 Richard Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 421 students                      
  • AstonChester Cs For The Arts
    Charter School
    200 Commerce Dr
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)613-4310
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-10 | 274 students                      
  • ChesterChester High School - Science And Discovery Campus
    1100 West 10th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)499-2100
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 365 students                      
  • AstonThe Village At Chester Upland Elementary School
    200 Commerce Dr
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)494-2100
    1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 442 students                      

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