Sun Valley Elementary School

  • Sun Valley Elementary School serves 129 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Sun Valley Elementary School's student population of 129 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students129 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sun Valley Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sun Valley Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sun Valley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun Valley Elementary School is 0.15, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
35%
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 West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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 West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sun Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 WV.
Diversity Score0.150.12
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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 West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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