Sunset Valley Elementary School

11605 Dickens Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 438 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Sunset Valley Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 5% in PA
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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 438 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunset Valley Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunset Valley Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (PA)
#85 out of 2549 schools
(Top 5%)
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70-74%
38%
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80-84%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
n/a
14%
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White
93%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
1%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Sunset Valley Elementary School is ranked #85 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Sunset Valley Elementary School?
438 students attend Sunset Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Sunset Valley Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunset Valley Elementary School?
Sunset Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sunset Valley Elementary School offer ?
Sunset Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Sunset Valley Elementary School part of?
Sunset Valley Elementary School is part of Norwin SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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