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Sylvania, AL
Students enrolled: 912

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133 1st St NW
Sylvania, AL 35988

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(256) 638-2030
(256) 638-7839
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July 27, 2012
I graduated from Sylvania in 1981 so it has been awhile but what I learned at Sylvania helped me through so much. I did not have a great home life and the faculty was like parents to me. I graduated from JSU and I am now a teacher in Huntsville City. I have always said if I ever came into alot of money, I would give something to Sylvania because these people were great to me.

- submitted by a community member

May 06, 2010
Sylvania is a great school, with ups and downs like all schools have.. The teachers are amazing, especially Frostycakes. We love Mrs. Chester. The one problem with Sylvania is our facility appearance. Our school is outdated and needs remodeling. Other than that, we have a great school with awesome teachers. I feel we learn a lot from them and they have fun with us. We need better school lunches. Take out breaded steak pattie and z rib. Gross! I love Sylvania no matter what.

- submitted by a student

March 06, 2009
Sylvania is an awesome school. I drove my daughter for two years from lookout mtn. The staff and everyone there have helped with all the things i have ever needed. Thank you all

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 07, 2008
I attended this school from Kindergarten-12th grade. I really enjoyed my years at Sylvania. The teachers there are very committed to their jobs and they love being there. I graduated a few years ago. I had Mr. King for 10th grade Geometry and he was an excellent teacher. I know he will be an excellent principal as well.

- submitted by a student

June 25, 2008
This school got a major improvement with the addition of new principal Westley King and asst. principal Keith Atchley. Both are very dedicated to all of the students and both are upstanding individuals in the community. With a new superintendent, this whole system will be much better.

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2008
i was a student at many dekalb and jackson county schools and the only one where they treated every one the same was sylvania it is an amazing school.

- submitted by a student

April 16, 2008
Sylvania is a great school if your looking for a place where everyone is treated fairly and everyone has the chance to succed. Extracurricular activities are excelent.

- submitted by a student

October 07, 2007
this school has gone down hill our staff and principal is not good role modles for our kids

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 13, 2007
i am very proud of my school.

- submitted by a student
no rating
July 08, 2007
I graduated from Sylvania in 2006 and really enjoyed it. I thought the world of every teacher there. All the staff is friendly and all of them love to laugh. I learned more from there than i did in my previous schools. Im not saying that theres not any bad teachers out there, but the main problem is students have no respect for teachers or anybody else. Most students dont even realize how good they have it there. The principle is a great guy, but seems to have favorites sometimes. Overall, this is a pretty good school. DS

- submitted by a community member

June 19, 2006
I graduated from Sylvania in 1998. I was in the gifted program (which is a joke). We met once every month for a few hours. That's it. The school in itself has 0 AP or college prep classes.

- submitted by a student

June 08, 2006
Sylvania has a great arts program. They have performed many enjoyable plays. They have formed a Young Actors Guild, and if you have a chance to catch one of their plays I encourage you to do so. Several of the recent graduates from Sylvania recieved scholorships in the arts.

- submitted by a parent

December 05, 2005
This is the best school in the world .I went there until I moved to Scottsboro. I miss it everyday. I think that anyone who dislikes this school, has problems with the other students not the staff. -Haley

- submitted by a student

August 22, 2005
My son attends Sylvania. My daughter graduated at Sylvania a few years ago I felt like she received a good education but I feel that the current principal and staff have apparently let our children down. Until there is a change in leadership at this school I don't believe there will be much improvement. I would recommend sending your child to another school.

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2005
I attended Sylvania for 13 years and graduated in 2001 and never had the first problem. A few teachers are tough, but not too tough. I am now seeking to be a Special Ed teacher. Therefore I have to go into many different schools for experience, and not one has even compared with Sylvania. This is a GREAT school also with an amazing principal--Gary Carlyle.

- submitted by a student

May 05, 2005
As a former student, I found my education at Sylvania to be a clear advantage over other schools. The teachers were on average very committed. Specifically, the advanced math courses were unparalleled in the whole county. One of the key math teachers moved to a local college after my graduation so I can't say how it's been since then. The Sylvania area offered some of the best of rural living environment for raising a family as well as a very good education at Sylvania High School. I can tie much of my college and early career success to the foundation I received at Sylvania. For the area, it's an excellent choice.

- submitted by a student

October 01, 2003
If you are thinking about putting your kids in this school, think again. We had to take our kids out and home school for awhile until we could get them into Fort Payne. My 11 year old had a teacher that has major issues. She had my son so nervous that he developed a tick that went away within a few days after we took him out of the school. My 14 year old was getting beat up all of the time and nothing was done until I filed a written complaint with the Superintendent of DeKalb County. A lot of the male students have been put back a year, or two, or three and are VERY big guys. Even the science teacher I spoke with admitted they were hard (if not impossible) to control. Do you kids a favor and STAY AWAY FROM THIS SCHOOL.

- submitted by a parent
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Sylvania School
133 1st St NW, Sylvania, AL  35988
(256) 638-2030
Last modified Sylvania School is a Public school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sylvania School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top