1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sun Valley Middle School serves 1,266 students in grades 6-8.
Sun Valley Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sun Valley Middle School's student population of 1,266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,266 students
This chart display total students of Sun Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Sun Valley Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sun Valley Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Sun Valley Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Sun Valley Middle 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 Middle School is 0.52, 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
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#762 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sun Valley Middle School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sun Valley Middle 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sun Valley Middle 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sun Valley Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sun Valley Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
67%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sun Valley Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Sun Valley Middle School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sun Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Sun Valley Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links