1100 Thompson Way
Placerville, CA 95667
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sierra Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sierra Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sierra Elementary School's student population of 396 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Sierra Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Sierra Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2482 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
69%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Sierra Elementary School?

396 students attend Sierra Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

69% of Sierra Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sierra Elementary School?

Sierra Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Sierra Elementary School offer ?

Sierra Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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