Sierra High School

  • Sierra High School serves 394 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤1% (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 5% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sierra High School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra High School is 0.37, 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#9580 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
78%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.370.64
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Graduation Rate
63%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Bernardino City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I graduated from Sierra in 2008. I loved my time there and thank everyone for their help. Without the help of Mrs. Brasher, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Cooper I would not have been in the military now. The place is great for me.
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