Golden Sierra High School

5101 Garden Valley Rd

Garden Valley, CA 95633-0175

Tel: (530)333-8330
Grades: 9-12

523 students

Golden Sierra High School serves 523 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Golden Sierra High School operates within the Black Oak Mine Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 523 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade Golden Sierra High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less 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 20:1 22:1
Golden Sierra High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
6%
52%
White
87%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Golden Sierra High School Sch Ethnicity Golden Sierra High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.42
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.
n/a
10%
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.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,698 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Black Oak Mine Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 1,698 1,671
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $19 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM $18 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,160 $11,099
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,638 $10,975
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is American River Charter (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is American River Charter (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is American River Charter (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garden ValleyAmerican River Charter
    Charter School
    5065 Garden Valley Rd
    Garden ValleyCA 95633
    (530)333-8340
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 168 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • GeorgetownGeorgetown Elementary School
    6530 Wentworth Springs Rd
    GeorgetownCA 95634
    (530)333-8320
    4.7 mi | 391 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • GeorgetownDivide High School
    Alternative School
    6620 Wentworth Springs Rd
    GeorgetownCA 95634
    (530)333-8315
    Alternative School

    4.8 mi | 22 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PlacervilleGold Trail Middle School
    889 Cold Springs Rd
    PlacervilleCA 95667
    (530)626-2595
    5.6 mi | 287 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • PlacervilleSutters Mill Primary
    4801 Luneman Rd
    PlacervilleCA 95667
    (530)626-2591
    6.7 mi | 256 students | Gr. KG-3                      

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