Sierra Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,279 students in Sierra Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Sierra Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sierra Unified School District are Sandy Bluffs Alternative Education Center, Foothill Elementary School and Sierra Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sierra Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Sierra Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
1,279 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
64 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Sierra Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#855 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sierra Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sierra Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.64
# American Indian Students
230 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
18%
1%
# Asian Students
22 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
2%
12%
# Hispanic Students
175 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
54%
# Black Students
10 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
835 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
65%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
95
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
99
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
93
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
83
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
88
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
100
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
79
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
103
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
100
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
104
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
96
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
104
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
135
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,183 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,808 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sierra Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$18 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Sierra Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,183
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sierra Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,808
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sierra Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Sierra Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sandy Bluffs Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
33280 Lodge Rd.
Tollhouse, CA 93667
(559) 855-3020
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
Rank: #22.
Foothill Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29147 Auberry Rd.
Prather, CA 93651
(559) 855-3551
Grades: K-6
| 637 students
Rank: #33.
Sierra Junior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
33326 Lodge Rd.
Tollhouse, CA 93667
(559) 855-8311
Grades: 7-8
| 203 students
Rank: #44.
Sierra High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
33326 Lodge Rd.
Tollhouse, CA 93667
(559) 855-8311
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Sierra Unified
  • 29143 Auberry Rd., Prather, CA, 93651-9757
  • (559) 855-3662
  • sierrausd.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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