Sierra Expeditionary Learning

  • Sierra Expeditionary Learning serves 212 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sierra Expeditionary Learning placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sierra Expeditionary Learning's student population of 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra Expeditionary Learning is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Expeditionary Learning is 0.44, 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 (16-17)#470 out of 9584 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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White
71%
23%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Sierra Expeditionary Learning is Cold Stream Alternative (0.3 miles away)
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