Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Has SVA Been In Operation?

Sun Valley Academy (SVA) opened its doors as Sun Valley Charter School in 2009 in Laveen. In 2018, SVA moved to our South Mountain campus and changed our name to Sun Valley Academy.

Why Should SVA Be The School Of Choice For My Child?

At SVA, we are committed to every scholar, every day because we believe all children can succeed. We offer an accelerated academic program along with a loving and supportive environment. At SVA, we form a three-way partnership between scholars, parents and our teachers to ensure your child receives the best education possible. Leadership is also very important to us and is an integral part of SVA’s curriculum. Our goals is to ensure scholars are prepared to lead in all aspects of life. At SVA, we are more than a school, we are a family.

When Is The First Day Of School?

School will begin on Monday, July 19, 2021.

How Do I Enroll My Scholar At SVA?

To enroll your scholar at SVA, click here to visit our online enrollment portal. If you have questions or need assistance, please call our enrollment team at 602-692-4914 (South Mountain) or 623-600-7660 (Avondale).

What Are The School Day Hours?

The school day for scholars begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Parents may drop their children off at school at 7:30 a.m.

Does SVA Offer A Before And After School Program?

Absolutely. SVA’s Kids Care Program is available to families before and after school. Kid’s Care opens at 6 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Does SV Preschool Have A Dress Code?

Sun Valley Preschool does not require scholars to wear a uniform. We do ask that scholars are dressed in comfortable play clothes and rubber soled shoes or sneakers.

Does SVA Provide Bus Transportation?

At this time, SVA does not provide bus or van transportation to pick scholars up for school or to deliver them home. Transportation is provided for field trips.

When Is Meet The Teacher Night?

Meet the Teacher Night will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at our Avondale campus and on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at our South Mountain location.

Does SVA Offer School Tours For Parents And/or Community Members?

Yes, we do! If you would like to tour our campuses please call 602-692-4914 for South Mountain and 623-600-7660 for Avondale to make arrangements.

What Are The Grade Levels At SVA?

SVA offers a tuition based preschool program as well as Kindergarten through 8th grade.

What Is The Age Requirement For Sva’s Preschool Program?

Sun Valley Preschool is a tuition-based, DES certified full-time Preschool Program serving families with children that are 3, 4, and 5 years of age in the Laveen/South Mountain and Avondale areas. Sun Valley Preschool offers a curriculum that prepares our preschoolers for our accelerated Kindergarten Program.

How Can I Participate In My Child’s School Day?

Parents can be an incredible support system by ensuring your scholar is on time and prepared for school each day. You may also volunteer in your child’s classroom, assist with activities, and serve on the Parent Leadership Coalition (PLC). You may contact the PLC via email or call the SVA front office for more information. Engaged parents are essential to our success and SVA definitely wants to partner with you!

What Type Of Curriculum Is Offered For Students?

SVA takes pride in providing a quality education for all of our scholars. We refer to the boys and girls that attend Sun Valley Academy as “scholars” as opposed to “students” because we have created a culture of high standards and rigor. Our philosophy is grounded in the belief that ALL students can learn and thrive when placed in the correct environment. Our scholars are exposed to a traditional, yet rigorous, curriculum aligned to Arizona State Standards. Traditional content like reading, writing, math, science, and social studies is taught. We also offer specials classes for P.E., Art, Leader in Me and Technology.

Does SVA Offer Scholarships For The Preschool Program?

Scholarships are not available for our Preschool Program.

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