2881 Pancoast Ave
Aston, PA 19014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sun Valley High School serves 1,080 students in grades 9-12.
Sun Valley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sun Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Sun Valley High School's student population of 1,080 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,080 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Sun Valley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (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 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#408 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,080 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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