La Sierra High School

4145 La Sierra Ave.
Riverside, CA 92505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
La Sierra High School serves 1,842 students in grades 9-12.
La Sierra High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

La Sierra High School's student population of 1,842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Rankings

La Sierra High School 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 School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5851 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
78%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlvord Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to La Sierra High School is Gateway (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collett Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverside Collett Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 598 students
    0.3 miles
    10850 Collett Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1605
    0.3 K-5 598
  • Riverside S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
    0.4 miles
    4100 Golden Ave.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1625
    0.4 K-5 750
  • Riverside Myra Linn Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 561 students
    0.8 miles
    10435 Branigan Way
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1630
    0.8 K-5 561
  • Corona Gateway Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    1.0 miles
    4501 Ambs Dr.
    Corona, CA 92879
    (951) 509-5159
    1 K-12 n/a
  • Riverside Phillip M. Stokoe Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 691 students
    1.1 miles
    4501 Ambs Dr.
    Riverside, CA 92505
    (951) 358-1640
    1.1 K-5 691

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