13291 Phillippi Ave.
Sylmar, CA 91342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sylmar Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sylmar Elementary School's student population of 438 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sylmar Elementary School is 0.08, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
36%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylmar Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
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
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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 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 Elementary School's ranking?

Sylmar Elementary 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?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Sylmar Elementary School?

438 students attend Sylmar Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

96% of Sylmar Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylmar Elementary School?

Sylmar Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sylmar Elementary School offer ?

Sylmar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Sylmar Elementary School part of?

Sylmar Elementary School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Reviews

4   2/27/2021
I was a student from 1960 to 1967. It really is an amazing place until way too many students arrived. It was horrible! Teachers did not know what to do.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Aleta Blythe

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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