Sierra Pacific High School

1259 N. 13th Ave.
Hanford, CA 93230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Sierra Pacific High School serves 846 students in grades 9-12.
Sierra Pacific High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sierra Pacific High School's student population of 846 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students846 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Sierra Pacific High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sierra Pacific High School is 0.56, 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 Testing Rank
#3768 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
30%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanford Joint Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Sierra Pacific High School is J. C. Montgomery (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frontier Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hanford Frontier Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    0.6 miles
    1854 N. Mustang Dr.
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559) 585-2430
    0.6 K-5 462
  • Somerset Pioneer Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 152 students
    1.1 miles
    6862 Mt. Aukum Rd.
    Somerset, CA 95684
    (530) 620-7210
    1.1 K-4 152
  • Hanford Pioneer Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 592 students
    1.1 miles
    8810 14th Ave.
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559) 584-8831
    1.1 K-5 592
  • Hanford J. C. Montgomery Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 41 students
    1.4 miles
    1450 Forum Dr.
    Hanford, CA 93230
    (559) 589-2608
    1.4 7-12 41
  • Hanford Joseph M. Simas Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 531 students
    1.4 miles
    1875 Fitzgerald
    Hanford, CA 93232
    (559) 585-3790
    1.4 K-6 531

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