Sun Valley High School

Sun Valley High School serves 1,053 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Sun Valley High School operates within the Penn-delco School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1053 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,053 students
Sun Valley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sun Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Sun Valley High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sun Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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
Sun Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Sun Valley High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
7%
15%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
89%
69%
Sun Valley High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sun Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.20 0.24
Sun Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
12%
38%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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.
1%
5%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,380 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,265 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,215 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Penn-delco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,380 1,514
Penn-delco   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 89%
Penn-delco   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $48 MM $21 MM
Penn-delco   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $41 MM $20 MM
Penn-delco   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,265 $12,967
Penn-delco   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,215 $12,300
Penn-delco   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Toby Farms Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AstonNorthley Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 818 students2801 Concord Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.36-8818
  • Chester TwpToby Farms Intermediate School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 3-8 | 568 students201 Bridgewater Rd
    Chester TwpPA 19045
    (610)447-3815
    0.33-8568
  • AstonPennell Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 417 students3300 Richard Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)497-6300
    0.7KG-5417
  • AstonChester Cs For The Arts
    Charter School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-10 | 372 students200 Commerce Dr
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)859-3010
    0.9KG-10372
  • AstonHilltop Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 377 students401 Cherry Tree Rd
    AstonPA 19014
    (610)485-6746
    1.3KG-4377

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The freshman dance theme was a RAVE this year,..need I say any more about the poor judgement of the administration?
- Posted by Parent, 02/24/15

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