Sycamore Elementary School

Public PK, KG-5

 5695 Sycamore Rd
       Sugar Hill, GA  30518


 (678) 714-5770

District: Gwinnett County

SchoolDigger Rank:
309th of 1,209 Georgia Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  13.4
Number of students:  770

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
42.9%
White:
36.1%
African American:
13.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  59.1%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, July 27, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Sycamore Elementary School ranked better than 74.4% of elementary schools in Georgia. It also ranked 41st among 81 ranked elementary schools in the Gwinnett County School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 71.8. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Sycamore Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (42.9%), White (36.1%), African American (13.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 59.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Sycamore Elementary School is 13.4, which is the 14th best among 81 elementary schools in the Gwinnett County School District. (See more...)
Compare Sycamore Elementary School employs 57.2 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Sycamore Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Sycamore Elementary School 309th of 1209 Georgia public elementary schools. (See Sycamore Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Gwinnett County:

SchoolDigger ranks Gwinnett County 33rd of 182 Georgia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Sycamore Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools GA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 64.15 443rd 1101 59.8%
2007 68.21 379th 1125 66.3%
2008 70.67 313th 1134 72.4%
2009 74.99 249th 1133 78.0%
2010 55.46 613th 1183 48.2%
2011 51.70 690th 1212 43.1%
2012 68.32 418th 1201 65.2%
2013 68.79 411th 1225 66.4%
2014 75.04 295th 1231 76.0%
2015 74.23 276th 1240 77.7%
2016 79.23 215th 1233 82.6%
2017 69.61 315th 1205 73.9%
2018 71.80 309th 1209 74.4%

Data source: test scores: Georgia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Open Quote We are new to this school and I have to say it hasn't been a good experience. The school in general is "cold". There is nothing warming about the school itself or the teachers. Its just NOT personal. The functions are far and few between and the homework is a little ridiculous. I'm hoping there will be a change in the near future. Its great to have high test scores but the overall experience should be should a positive one. Close Quote


by a parent
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Open Quote One of the worst schools in Gwinnett county!!! I don't have any complaint for the system of education which excellent but 90 staff is illiterate, and the kids are also wild as if the teacher's don't discipline them instead they enjoy their wild misbehavior and encourage them to do more, my children have come from Roberts elementary school which is a beautiful school which was highly in discipline. My kids learned to abuse in the first few days of joining sycamore when they never heard of these words in their life even in Roberts, even after I had told the teacher there was no great action that stopped the abusive language of the kids. 11 year old kids want to engage in love and sex, and leave behind the actual reason they have been sent to school for. So send your kids to sycamore only if you want your kids to be abused or if you want to spoil them and loose your kids. I have alot more that happened with my 2 kids in this school and I am planning to take them back to Roberts SHAME! Close Quote


by a parent
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Open Quote Sycamore has dedicated teachers and administrators. I have 3 children that are students there. All of the teachers we have experienced have gone above and beyond as teachers and have completely exceeded our expectations thus making learning fun and exciting for our kids. The administration really listens to the parents and have been so supportive of the needs of my children this past year. Our family cannot say enough good things about this school and its staff. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Sycamore Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2004 470 97 26 215 0 n/a n/a 0 808
2005 492 123 26 262 1 n/a n/a 24 928
2006 525 124 42 303 4 n/a n/a 33 1031
2007 610 160 36 344 4 n/a n/a 50 1204
2008 650 192 54 372 5 n/a n/a 51 1324
2009 680 194 56 341 3 n/a n/a 76 1350
2010 243 83 19 312 5 0 26 0 688
2011 271 88 26 282 1 1 25 0 694
2012 302 91 22 280 1 1 28 0 725
2013 279 84 23 320 0 2 26 0 734
2014 263 98 28 315 1 0 26 0 731
2015 255 104 24 314 3 1 23 0 724
2016 269 95 33 330 2 1 23 0 753
2017 278 106 29 330 3 1 23 0 770

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Sycamore Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2004 808 51.5 15.7 32.9
2005 928 57.9 16.0 36.8
2006 1031 66.4 15.5 39.4
2007 1204 75.8 15.9 41.4
2008 1324 88.8 14.9 40.8
2009 1350 96.6 14.0 41.7
2010 688 52.4 13.1 62.4
2011 694 51.3 13.5 61.7
2012 725 51.8 13.9 61.2
2013 734 49.0 14.9 65.3
2014 731 47.2 15.4 64.4
2015 724 49.0 14.7 67.0
2016 753 60.0 12.5 61.9
2017 770 57.2 13.4 59.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Sycamore Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2004 808 51.5 15.7 32.9
2005 928 57.9 16.0 36.8
2006 1031 66.4 15.5 39.4
2007 1204 75.8 15.9 41.4
2008 1324 88.8 14.9 40.8
2009 1350 96.6 14.0 41.7
2010 688 52.4 13.1 62.4
2011 694 51.3 13.5 61.7
2012 725 51.8 13.9 61.2
2013 734 49.0 14.9 65.3
2014 731 47.2 15.4 64.4
2015 724 49.0 14.7 67.0
2016 753 60.0 12.5 61.9
2017 770 57.2 13.4 59.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Georgia Department of Education.

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