Sylvania School



Sylvania School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sylvania School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 48
2 59
3 70
4 54
5 67
6 71
7 81
8 62
9 94
10 77
11 99
12 73

Sylvania School is a public elementary school located in Sylvania, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 913 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sylvania School is the 43rd largest public school in Alabama and the 2,011th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 913
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,011th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 43rd out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 538th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 62nd out of 783

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Sylvania School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 488
(53%)
4,537
(52%)
 Female 425
(47%)
4,182
(48%)

Sylvania School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 673
(74%)
5,426
(62%)
 Hispanic 120
(13%)
2,157
(25%)
 American Indian 116
(13%)
1,017
(12%)
 Black 2
(0%)
85
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sylvania School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 544
(60%)
5,517
(63%)
 Not Eligible 273
(30%)
2,449
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(11%)
753
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Sylvania School is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sylvania School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sylvania School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 911
2006 934
2007 939
2008 998
2009 979
2010 936
2011 912
2012 913

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.2
2007 15.4
2008 16.5
2009 15.7
2010 N/A
2011 14.2
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55653128430296
2006 0.61563169164882
2007 0.58359957401491
2008 0.57915831663327
2009 0.6608784473953
2010 0.69123931623932
2011 0.69627192982456
2012 0.70098576122673

Compare Sylvania School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 70.1%
 

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Public KG - 12 913 14.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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