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 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students466 students
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sylvania Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSylvania Heights Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
All Ethnic GroupsSylvania Heights Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.130.70
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.
69%
53%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Sylvania Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dade School District's student population of 356,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,718 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,356 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameDade School District
Number of Schools
Managed
519
22
Number of Students Managed356,76210,184
Dade School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$3,443 MM$132 MM
Dade School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$3,669 MM$140 MM
Dade School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,718$11,888
Dade School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,356$12,571
Dade School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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