Sun Valley High School

  • Sun Valley High School serves 1,457 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Sun Valley High School's student population of 1,457 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sun Valley High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sun Valley High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#580 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sun Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sun Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
16%
26%
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White
65%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sun Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.540.46
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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