La Sierra High School

  • La Sierra High School serves 2,137 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • La Sierra High School operates within the Alvord Unified School District.
  • Alvord Unified School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2137 students has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,137 students
La Sierra High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % La Sierra High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
La Sierra High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade La Sierra High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more 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 23:1 24:1
La Sierra High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
La Sierra High School American Indian Students (2004-2009)
Asian
8%
11%
La Sierra High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
74%
54%
La Sierra High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
5%
6%
La Sierra High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
12%
24%
La Sierra High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
La Sierra High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
La Sierra High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.43 0.41
La Sierra 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.
59%
50%
La Sierra High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
16%
9%
La Sierra High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Alvord Unified School District's student population of 19,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 70% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,298 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,138 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four years.
School District Name Alvord Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 19,352 1,597
Alvord Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 83%
Alvord Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $183 MM $20 MM
Alvord Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $160 MM $20 MM
Alvord Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $12,314
Alvord Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,138 $12,270
Alvord 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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