Sun Valley Elementary School

  • Sun Valley Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Sun Valley Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sun Valley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun Valley Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#337 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
11%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
71%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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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 CA.
Diversity Score0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Rafael City Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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