PROFICIENCY 34% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Dekalb County

Sylvania School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Dekalb County" in Sylvania, AL. There are a total of 923 students and 54 teachers at Sylvania School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 555 free lunch students and 69 reduced lunch students.

Sylvania School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.0%, which is 9% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch555
Reduced lunch69


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sylvania School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sylvania School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.5% 60.2% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.5% 23.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 14.5% 14.8% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Sylvania demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)829291
Median age57.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Sylvania

Completed 8th grade89.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.3%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Sylvania School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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