951 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
La Sierra High (Alternative) serves 356 students in grades 9-12.
La Sierra High (Alternative) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 8% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

La Sierra High (Alternative) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

La Sierra High (Alternative)'s student population of 356 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
356 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

La Sierra High (Alternative) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Sierra High (Alternative) is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9471 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
21-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
13%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
8%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Sierra High (Alternative)'s ranking?

La Sierra High (Alternative) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of La Sierra High (Alternative)?

The graduation rate of La Sierra High (Alternative) is 8%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend La Sierra High (Alternative)?

356 students attend La Sierra High (Alternative).

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of La Sierra High (Alternative) students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of La Sierra High (Alternative)?

La Sierra High (Alternative) has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does La Sierra High (Alternative) offer ?

La Sierra High (Alternative) offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is La Sierra High (Alternative) part of?

La Sierra High (Alternative) is part of Fullerton Joint Union High School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break - No Students
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of Spring Semester
June 01, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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