Sylvan Elementary School

  • Sylvan Elementary School serves 259 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 43:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sylvan Elementary School's student population of 259 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 53% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sylvan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sylvan Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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#8504 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylvan 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 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 Sylvan 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio43:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sylvan Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
29%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sylvan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSylvan Union Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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