Sierra Primary

  • Sierra Primary serves 80 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sierra Primary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Sierra Primary places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Sierra Primary's student population of 80 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students80 students
This chart display total students of Sierra Primary by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Sierra Primary
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sierra Primary by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sierra Primary by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sierra Primary is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Primary 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8578 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sierra Primary, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Primary 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Primary 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sierra Primary and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sierra Primary and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sierra Primary and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Primary and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
69%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sierra Primary and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sierra Primary and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Primary. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Primary and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Sage 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 Primary is Mt. Lassen Charter (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Herlong Mt. Lassen Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 109 students
    0.4 miles
    100 David S Hall St.
    Herlong, CA 96113
    (530)827-2129
    0.4 K-12 109
  • Herlong Fort Sage Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 13 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Ds Hall
    Herlong, CA 96113
    (530)827-2101
    0.5 7-8 13
  • Herlong Herlong High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 52 students
    0.5 miles
    200 Ds Hall
    Herlong, CA 96113
    (530)827-2101
    0.5 9-12 52
  • Doyle Long Valley Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 208 students
    6.7 miles
    436-965 Susan Dr.
    Doyle, CA 96109
    (530)827-2395
    6.7 K-12 208
  • Doyle Long Valley Charter - Susanville Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 131 students
    8.0 miles
    629 Main St.
    Doyle, CA 96109
    (530)257-7300
    8.0 K-12 131

School Reviews

Review Sierra Primary. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What is the best way to evaluate the quality of a public high school? Learn about the data available that helps parents choose a high school based upon how well their graduates perform in college.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.