Sun Valley Elementary School
Sun Valley Elementary School serves 623 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sun Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 623 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 16% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Sun Valley Elementary School's student population of 623 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sun Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sun Valley Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1157 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
View the Sun Valley Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
First Day of School/1st Quarter Begins
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
October 28, 2022 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
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