13050 Borden Ave.
Sylmar, CA 91342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sylmar Charter High School serves 1,585 students in grades 9-12.
Sylmar Charter High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sylmar Charter High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sylmar Charter High School's student population of 1,585 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,585 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
71 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Sylmar Charter High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sylmar Charter High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1794 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
94%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
93%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylmar Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylmar Charter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sylmar Charter High School's ranking?

Sylmar Charter High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Sylmar Charter High School?

The graduation rate of Sylmar Charter High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Sylmar Charter High School?

1,585 students attend Sylmar Charter High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Sylmar Charter High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylmar Charter High School?

Sylmar Charter High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sylmar Charter High School offer ?

Sylmar Charter High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Sylmar Charter High School part of?

Sylmar Charter High School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Reviews

2   6/6/2011
I hate the enviornment and its full of mexicanos! NOT ONE ASIAN HAS EVER BEEN SUCCESSFULL AFTER GOING THERE! KNOW ONE HAS! I DONT RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL ALSO BECAUSE OF BAD QUALITY OF TEACHER AND A DARN BAD PRINCIPAL!
- Posted by Parent - beibe

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,585 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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