Sylvania School

  • Sylvania School serves 951 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sylvania School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sylvania School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Sylvania School's student population of 951 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sylvania School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sylvania School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#528 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
16%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.480.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sylvania School is Dekalb Annex School (5.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rainsville Dekalb Annex School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    5.2 miles
    409 E Main St
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4131
    5.2 K-12 n/a
  • Fort Payne Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    5.3 miles
    155 20th Street Ne
    Fort Payne, AL 35967
    (256) 845-3711
    5.3 5-12 n/a
  • Rainsville Dekalb Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    5.3 miles
    409 Main St E
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-4421
    5.3 10-12 n/a
  • Henagar Henagar Junior High School
    Grades: PK-8 | 254 students
    5.5 miles
    85 Woodview Rd
    Henagar, AL 35978
    (256) 657-4483
    5.5 PK-8 254
  • Rainsville Plainview School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,210 student
    5.6 miles
    76 Chavies Rd
    Rainsville, AL 35986
    (256) 638-3510
    5.6 PK-12 1,210

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