La Sierra High School

La Sierra High School serves 2,504 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
La Sierra High School operates within the Alvord Unified School District.
Alvord Unified School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2504 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,504 students
La Sierra High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % La Sierra High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
La Sierra High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade La Sierra High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
La Sierra High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
8%
11%
La Sierra High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
72%
53%
La Sierra High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
5%
6%
La Sierra High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
14%
25%
La Sierra High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
La Sierra High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.42
La Sierra High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
49%
La Sierra High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
9%
La Sierra High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Alvord Unified School District's student population of 19,480 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,464 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,120 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Alvord Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 19,480 1,757
Alvord Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Alvord Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $170 MM $17 MM
Alvord Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $223 MM $18 MM
Alvord Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,464 $10,238
Alvord Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,120 $10,739
Alvord Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Alvord Continuation High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wells Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collett Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • RiversideCollett Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 711 students
    0.3 miles
    10850 Collett Ave
    RiversideCA 92505
    (951)358-1605
    0.3KG-5711
  • RiversideS. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 763 students
    0.4 miles
    4100 Golden Ave
    RiversideCA 92505
    (951)358-1625
    0.4KG-5763
  • RiversideMyra Linn Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 643 students
    0.8 miles
    10435 Branigan Way
    RiversideCA 92505
    (951)358-1630
    0.8KG-5643
  • RiversidePhillip M. Stokoe Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 759 students
    1.1 miles
    4501 Ambs Dr
    RiversideCA 92505
    (951)358-1640
    1.1KG-5759
  • RiversideAllan Orrenmaa Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 630 students
    1.4 miles
    3350 Fillmore St
    RiversideCA 92503
    (951)358-1635
    1.4KG-5630

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