Sierra Elementary School

  • Sierra Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sierra Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Sierra Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Sierra Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Elementary School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#1895 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sierra Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
71%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlacerville Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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