Sylvania Heights Elementary School

Sylvania Heights Elementary School serves 529 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Sylvania Heights Elementary School operates within the Dade School District.

School Overview

The student population of 529 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 529 students
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sylvania Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
93%
30%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
23%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
41%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.13 0.46
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
65%
52%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
6%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Dade School District's student population of 356,233 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,956 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,610 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
542
22
Number of Students Managed 356,233 10,137
Dade School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,443 MM $132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $3,669 MM $140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,956 $11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $10,610 $12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Charter High School Of The Americas (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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