Sylmar Biotech Health Academy

  • Sylmar Biotech Health Academy serves 288 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Sylmar Biotech Health Academy's student population of 288 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students288 students
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sylmar Biotech Health Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sylmar Biotech Health Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sylmar Biotech Health Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6893 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylmar Biotech Health Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylmar Biotech Health Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
93%
54%
Black
5%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sylmar Biotech Health Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.130.41
Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
49%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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