Sylvester Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
16222 Sylvester Road Sw
Burien, WA 98166
Phone
(206) 631-6000
District
HIGHLINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
KING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
676
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

3

(10 is best)

Better than 20.8% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Sylvester Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
40%
56%
45%
62%
34%
50%
40%
56%
45%
62%
34%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
40%
53%
47%
60%
32%
47%
40%
53%
47%
60%
32%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
17
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 236 34.9%
Grade 7 215 31.8%
Grade 8 225 33.3%
Total 676 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 44.0% 21.1% 57.5%
Black 8.2% 15.9% 5.0%
Hispanic 29.0% 42.5% 25.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.0% 15.8% 8.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.7% 4.7% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.1% 67.3% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.1% 53.9% 35.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 13.4% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 133,422 7,614,893
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,273.9 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.6% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.0% 34.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.9% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.2% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 49,815 2,848,396
Single Parent Households With Children 12.7% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.6% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.7% 36.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.6% 17.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.6% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.2% 13.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.4% 15.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 7.1% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,115 $158,778,000 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,204 $23,568,000 7.0%
Staff $939 $18,376,000 5.4%
General Administration $90 $1,758,000 0.5%
School Administration $871 $17,043,000 5.0%
Operation $1,165 $22,788,000 6.7%
Transportation $364 $7,128,000 2.1%
Other $502 $9,814,000 2.9%
Total Support $5,135 $100,475,000 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,012 $78,507,000 23.2%
Total Expenditures $17,262 $337,760,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,289 $8,336,957,000 46.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $919 $1,051,594,000 5.8%
Staff $862 $986,118,000 5.5%
General Administration $132 $150,666,000 0.8%
School Administration $757 $866,141,000 4.8%
Operation $1,057 $1,208,969,000 6.7%
Transportation $475 $542,895,000 3.0%
Other $563 $643,699,000 3.6%
Total Support $4,765 $5,450,082,000 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,720 $4,255,113,000 23.6%
Total Expenditures $15,774 $18,042,152,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%