Sierra Avenue Elementary School

  • Sierra Avenue Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sierra Avenue Elementary School's student population of 477 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra Avenue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Avenue Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6338 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
26%
11%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
47%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Avenue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThermalito Union Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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