Sylvania Heights Elementary School

  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School's student population of 491 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sylvania Heights Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sylvania Heights Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sylvania Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sylvania Heights Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#943 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sylvania Heights Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sylvania Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.060.70
This chart display the diversity score of Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sylvania Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
We love this school- our son has been here since kindergarten and is now entering 4th grade. Cambridge program is tough, but the teachers try hard and are engaging with students and parents alike.
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The best School in Area.
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5  
The best school...the best teachers.
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I was at Sylvania Heights for 6 years and y expirence was GREAT!
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