Sierra Vista Elementary School

1811 N. Placentia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sierra Vista Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Sierra Vista Elementary School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sierra Vista Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
73%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
76%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
28%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Sierra Vista Elementary School often compared to?
Sierra Vista Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brookhaven Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sierra Vista Elementary School?
482 students attend Sierra Vista Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Sierra Vista Elementary School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sierra Vista Elementary School?
Sierra Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 27:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sierra Vista Elementary School offer ?
Sierra Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Sierra Vista Elementary School part of?
Sierra Vista Elementary School is part of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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