Sun Valley Elementary School

  • Sun Valley Elementary School serves 601 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Sun Valley Elementary School operates within the Birmingham City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 601 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 601 students
Gender %
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Black
100%
33%
White
n/a
56%
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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.
n/a 0.58
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.
63%
47%
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.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

  • Birmingham City School District's student population of 23,932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,982 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,602 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Birmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
6
Number of Students Managed 23,932 2,879
District Total Revenue $273 MM $28 MM
District Spending $288 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,982 $9,721
District Spending / Student $11,602 $10,229
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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