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 OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students601 students
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Sun Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Sun Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeSun Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Sun Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Sun Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2002)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Sun Valley Elementary School Black Students (2003-2005)
Black
100%
33%
Sun Valley Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
n/a
56%
Sun Valley Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Sun Valley Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsSun Valley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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/a0.58
Sun Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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%
Sun Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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 NameBirmingham City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
6
Number of Students Managed23,9322,879
Birmingham City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$273 MM$28 MM
Birmingham City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$288 MM$29 MM
Birmingham City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,982$9,721
Birmingham City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,602$10,229
Birmingham City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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