Sierra Alta Elementary School (Closed 2015)

Sector Quebrada Grande Bo Sier
Yauco, PR 00698
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sierra Alta Elementary School served 65 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-29% (which was lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 34%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the Puerto Rico state average of 45%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the Puerto Rico state level of 12:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
65 students
This chart display total students of Sierra Alta Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sierra Alta Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Sierra Alta Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sierra Alta Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
n/a
Hispanic
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Alta Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
n/a
White
n/a
n/a
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Alta Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PR.
Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Alta Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puerto Rico by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PR Dept. of Education

Recent Articles

High School Graduation Project Requirements
High School Graduation Project Requirements
Learn how some states and schools are now requiring that students complete a graduation project, often either to replace or supplement an exit exam.
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.

Quick Links