Sierra Madre Elementary School

  • Sierra Madre Elementary School serves 666 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sierra Madre Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sierra Madre Elementary School's student population of 666 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students666 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sierra Madre Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Madre Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Madre 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Madre 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
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Asian
9%
11%
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Hispanic
23%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Madre Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Madre Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
62%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sierra Madre Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Madre Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.560.41
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Madre Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Madre Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Madre Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasadena Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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