Sylvania Heights Elementary School

  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School serves 466 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School operates within the Dade School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 466 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 466 students
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sylvania Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
93%
31%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
23%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
5%
40%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.46
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,221 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,613 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Dade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
519
22
Number of Students Managed 356,762 10,184
Dade School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $3,267 MM $119 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $3,405 MM $120 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,221 $11,664
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,613 $11,759
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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5  2/25/2017
I was at Sylvania Heights for 6 years and y expirence was GREAT!
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