South Valley Jr. High School

2034 S Lindsay Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 880 students in grades 7-8, South Valley Jr. High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20% in AZ
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Valley Jr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

South Valley Jr. High School's student population of 880 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
880 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

South Valley Jr. High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Valley Jr. High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#298 out of 1956 schools
(Top 20%)
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55%
35%
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58%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Valley Jr. High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
63%
35%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of South Valley Jr. High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Valley Jr. High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
7%
9%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Valley Jr. High School's ranking?
South Valley Jr. High School is ranked #298 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are South Valley Jr. High School often compared to?
South Valley Jr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Greenfield Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend South Valley Jr. High School?
880 students attend South Valley Jr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of South Valley Jr. High School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Valley Jr. High School?
South Valley Jr. High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does South Valley Jr. High School offer ?
South Valley Jr. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is South Valley Jr. High School part of?
South Valley Jr. High School is part of Gilbert Unified District (4239) School District.

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School Reviews

2   7/29/2020
This school is like a prison. Don't get caught up on their great test scores, because this doesn't define a school. Ask the students how they feel. It is a literal prison, and it destroyed my mental health and self confidence.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - anonymous

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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