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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less 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 declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students518 students
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeGolden Sierra Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
2%
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
10%
54%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
6%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
88%
24%
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.220.64
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Black Oak Mine Unified School District's student population of 1,308 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,751 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,876 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District NameBlack Oak Mine Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed1,3081,597
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%83%
Black Oak Mine Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$20 MM$17 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$20 MM$18 MM
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,751$10,238
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,876$10,739
Black Oak Mine Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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