Sun Valley High School

Sun Valley High School serves 1,285 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Sun Valley High School operates within the Union County School District.
Union County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1285 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,285 students
Sun Valley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sun Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 74 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 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Sun Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Sun Valley High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
15%
15%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
16%
26%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
64%
51%
Sun Valley High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Sun Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.55 0.65
Sun Valley High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
25%
47%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Union County School District's student population of 41,074 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,554 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,427 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Union County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed 41,074 1,120
Union County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 76%
Union County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $455 MM $18 MM
Union County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $371 MM $18 MM
Union County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,554 $10,864
Union County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,427 $10,591
Union County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Union County 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 Grades Students
  • Indian TrailSun Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1316 students
    0.1 miles
    1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)296-3009
    0.16-81316
  • Monroe Shiloh Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    0.8 miles
    5210 Rogers Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)296-3035
    0.8PK-5589
  • MonroeSun Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
    0.8 miles
    5200 Rogers Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)290-1559
    0.8PK-5639
  • MonroeUnion County Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
    1.9 miles
    4209a Old Charlotte Hwy
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)290-1565
    1.99-12297
  • MonroeSardis Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
    2 miles
    4416 Sardis Church Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)882-4303
    2PK-5506

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