Sierra Elementary School

Sierra Elementary School serves 538 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Sierra Elementary School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 538 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 538 students
Sierra Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sierra Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Sierra Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sierra Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Sierra Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Sierra Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
33%
Sierra Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
81%
55%
Sierra Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Sierra Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sierra Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.33 0.38
Sierra Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
10%
35%
Sierra Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
3%
7%
Sierra Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,184 is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,334 is less than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $892 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 $12,220
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,334 $11,937
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Excel Academy Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oberon Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Excel Academy Charter School (1.1 miles away)
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  • ArvadaOberon Junior High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 572 students7300 Quail St
    ArvadaCO 80005
    (303)982-2020
    0.67-8572
  • ArvadaExcel Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 517 students11500 West 84th Ave
    ArvadaCO 80005
    (303)467-2295
    1.1KG-12517
  • ArvadaWarder Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 334 students7840 Carr Dr
    ArvadaCO 80005
    (303)982-0950
    1.4KG-6334
  • Arvada Campbell Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 347 students6500 Oak St
    ArvadaCO 80004
    (303)982-1440
    1.5PK-6347
  • ArvadaVan Arsdale Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 449 students7535 Alkire St
    ArvadaCO 80005
    (303)982-1080
    1.5KG-6449

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