Sunset Valley Elementary School

  • Sunset Valley Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sunset Valley Elementary School's student population of 456 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sunset Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sunset Valley Elementary School is 0.12, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#41 out of 2820 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
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15%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwin School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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