Rio Tierra Junior High School

3201 N.stead Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rio Tierra Junior High School serves 295 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Rio Tierra Junior High School's student population of 295 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Rio Tierra Junior High School is 0.60, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
13%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
27%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
60%
56%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Rio Tierra Junior High School often compared to?
Rio Tierra Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Smythe Of Arts And Sciences by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Rio Tierra Junior High School?
295 students attend Rio Tierra Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Rio Tierra Junior High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rio Tierra Junior High School?
Rio Tierra Junior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Rio Tierra Junior High School offer ?
Rio Tierra Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Rio Tierra Junior High School part of?
Rio Tierra Junior High School is part of Twin Rivers Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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