14550 Bledsoe St.
Sylmar, CA 91342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sylmar Leadership Academy serves 878 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher 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-8
  • Enrollment: 878 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sylmar Leadership Academy's student population of 878 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
878 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sylmar Leadership Academy is 0.14, 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)
43%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylmar Leadership 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylmar Leadership 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sylmar Leadership Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylmar Leadership Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.14
This chart display the diversity score of Sylmar Leadership Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylmar Leadership Academy 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 Leadership Academy 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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Sylmar Leadership Academy?

878 students attend Sylmar Leadership Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

93% of Sylmar Leadership Academy students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylmar Leadership Academy?

Sylmar Leadership Academy has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sylmar Leadership Academy offer ?

Sylmar Leadership Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is Sylmar Leadership Academy part of?

Sylmar Leadership Academy is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 878 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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