Sun Valley Elementary School

Sun Valley Elementary School serves 626 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Sun Valley Elementary School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 626 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 626 students
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Sun Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Sun Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Sun Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Black
100%
34%
Sun Valley Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a 0.32
Sun Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
80%
52%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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%
6%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Birmingham City School District's student population of 24,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,900 is higher than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,897 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
83
7
Number of Students Managed 24,858 3,026
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $291 MM $30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $371 MM $30 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,900 $10,181
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,897 $10,301
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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