Sun Valley High School

  • Sun Valley High School serves 1,049 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Sun Valley High School operates within the Penn-delco School District.
  • Penn-delco School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1049 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,049 students
Sun Valley High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sun Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Sun Valley High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sun Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Sun Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Sun Valley High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
2%
10%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
15%
Sun Valley High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
88%
68%
Sun Valley High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sun Valley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Sun Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sun Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.25
Sun Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
41%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Sun Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Penn-delco School District's student population of 3,374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,558 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,007 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 73% over four years.
School District Name Penn-delco School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,374 1,497
Penn-delco School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 89%
Penn-delco School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $21 MM
Penn-delco School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $20 MM
Penn-delco School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,558 $13,911
Penn-delco School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,007 $13,599
Penn-delco School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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