11605 Dickens Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sunset Valley Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sunset Valley Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sunset Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Sunset Valley Elementary School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Sunset Valley Elementary School is 0.13, 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
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 2797 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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