Sylmar Elementary School

  • Sylmar Elementary School serves 564 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sylmar Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Sylmar Elementary School's student population of 564 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sylmar Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sylmar Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7367 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylmar Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sylmar Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylmar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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