Sun Valley High School
Sun Valley High School serves 1,575 students in grades 9-12.
Sun Valley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).
Sun Valley High School's student population of 1,575 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sun Valley High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sun Valley High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#561 out of 2571 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education
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