Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School

  • Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School serves 518 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School operates within the Black Oak Mine Unified School District.
  • Black Oak Mine Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 518 students
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Golden Sierra Junior Senior High 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 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 24:1
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
n/a
11%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
54%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
6%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
n/a
24%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.22 0.41
Golden Sierra Junior Senior 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.
38%
50%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
7%
9%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Black Oak Mine Unified School District's student population of 1,308 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,317 is higher than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,188 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Black Oak Mine Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 1,308 1,597
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $20 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $20 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,317 $12,314
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,188 $12,270
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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