Sylvan Hills Middle School

1461 Sylvan Rd Sw
Atlanta, GA 30310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sylvan Hills Middle School serves 483 students in grades 6-8.
Sylvan Hills Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sylvan Hills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Sylvan Hills Middle School's student population of 483 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Sylvan Hills Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sylvan Hills Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1913 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
95%
36%
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White
n/a
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvan Hills Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sylvan Hills Middle School's ranking?
Sylvan Hills Middle School is ranked #1913 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Sylvan Hills Middle School often compared to?
Sylvan Hills Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Emma Hutchinson Elementary School, T. J. Perkerson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Sylvan Hills Middle School?
483 students attend Sylvan Hills Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Sylvan Hills Middle School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sylvan Hills Middle School?
Sylvan Hills Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sylvan Hills Middle School offer ?
Sylvan Hills Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sylvan Hills Middle School part of?
Sylvan Hills Middle School is part of Atlanta Public Schools School District.

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Date
Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 24, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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