Sun Valley High School

2881 Pancoast Ave

Aston, PA 19014-2899

Tel: (610)497-6300
Grades: 9-12

1,117 students

Sun Valley High School serves 1,117 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
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 1117 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,117 students
Sun Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Sun Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Sun Valley High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Sun Valley High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
5%
16%
Sun Valley High School Black (1989-2012)
White
90%
71%
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.
0.19 0.23
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.
15%
34%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
5%
6%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Penn-delco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,377 1,682
Penn-delco   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
Penn-delco   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $21 MM
Penn-delco   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM $20 MM
Penn-delco   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,803 $12,476
Penn-delco   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,697 $11,944
Penn-delco   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chester High School - Science And Discovery Campus (1 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 Students Grades
  • AstonNorthley Middle School
    2801 Concord Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.3 mi | 790 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AstonPennell Elementary School
    3300 Richard Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.7 mi | 411 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Chester TownshipThe Village At Chester Upland Elementary School
    200 Commerce Dr
    Chester TownshipPA 19014
    (610)494-2100
    1 mi | 442 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChesterChester High School - Science And Discovery Campus
    1100 West 10th St
    ChesterPA 19013
    (610)499-2100
    1 mi | 365 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AstonHilltop Elementary School
    401 Cherry Tree Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)485-6746
    1.3 mi | 375 students | Gr. KG-4                      

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Did You Know?
Delaware County, PA 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 0.00, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Delaware County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.