Sylvania School



Sylvania School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sylvania School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 62
2 58
3 68
4 55
5 68
6 74
7 62
8 86
9 99
10 94
11 86
12 78

Sylvania School is a public elementary school located in Sylvania, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 956 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sylvania School is the 35th largest public school in Alabama and the 1,721st largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 956
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,721st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 35th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 557th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 39th out of 782

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Sylvania School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 499
(52%)
4,370
(52%)
 Female 457
(48%)
4,071
(48%)

Sylvania School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 666
(70%)
4,890
(58%)
 American Indian 152
(16%)
1,137
(13%)
 Hispanic 131
(14%)
2,269
(27%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
56
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
79
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sylvania School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 572
(60%)
4,647
(55%)
 Not Eligible 315
(33%)
3,335
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(7%)
459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Sylvania School is ranked 13th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sylvania School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.1%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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
2013 907
2014 923
2015 956

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
2013 12.5
2014 17.3
2015 18.2

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
2013 0.69790518191841
2014 0.67605633802817
2015 0.67050209205021

Compare Sylvania School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 67.1%
 

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Public KG - 12 956 18.2:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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