Sylvania Heights Elementary School

Sylvania Heights Elementary School serves 556 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Sylvania Heights Elementary School operates within the Dade School District.

Overview

The student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 556 students
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sylvania Heights Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Asian (1988-1994)
Hispanic
92%
28%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
23%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
43%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sylvania Heights Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sylvania Heights Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.69
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
49%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
8%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 365,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
507
20
Number of Students Managed 365,628 9,762
District Total Revenue $3,531 MM $138 MM
Dade School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,994 MM $159 MM
Dade School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,220 $13,793
Dade School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,558 $15,882
Dade School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miami Children's Hospital (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Miami Children's Hospital (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairlawn Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Miami Fairlawn Elementary School
    444 Sw 60th Ave
    Miami , FL , 33144
    (305)261-8880
    0.7  mi  |  688  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Miami Miami Children's Hospital
    Alternative School
    3100 Sw 62 Ave
    Miami , FL , 33155
    (305)636-6147
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Miami Coral Terrace Elementary School
    6801 Sw 24th St
    Miami , FL , 33155
    (305)262-8300
    1  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Miami Henry M. Flagler Elementary School
    5222 Nw 1st St
    Miami , FL , 33126
    (305)443-2529
    1.3  mi  |  928  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Miami Flagami Elementary School
    920 Sw 76th Ave
    Miami , FL , 33144
    (305)261-2031
    1.6  mi  |  468  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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