Sun Valley Elementary School

  • Sun Valley Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Sun Valley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Sun Valley Elementary School's student population of 634 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sun Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun Valley Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1123 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sun Valley Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sun Valley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
96%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sun Valley Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.080.59
This chart display the diversity score of Sun Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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