Sun Valley High School

1143 S Lindsay Rd
Mesa, AZ 85204
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sun Valley High School serves 376 students in grades 9-12.
Sun Valley High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 20-24% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Sun Valley High School's student population of 376 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
376 students
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School Rankings

Sun Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sun Valley High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1577 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
47%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
18%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
20-24%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
100%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sun Valley High School's ranking?
Sun Valley High School is ranked #1577 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sun Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Sun Valley High School is 20-24%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Sun Valley High School?
376 students attend Sun Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Sun Valley High School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What grades does Sun Valley High School offer ?
Sun Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sun Valley High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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