Sierra High (Continuation School)

  • Sierra High (Continuation School) serves 50 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sierra High (Continuation School)'s student population of 50 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students50 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra High (Continuation School)'s student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra High (Continuation School) is 0.49, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7083 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra High (Continuation 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
66%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
28%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra High (Continuation School).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
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Graduation Rate40-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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