Sierra Vista Elementary School

917 E. Olive Ave.
Madera, CA 93638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 707 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Sierra Vista Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 20%
  • : 27%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sierra Vista Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Sierra Vista Elementary School's student population of 707 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
707 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Sierra Vista Elementary School is 0.08, which is less 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
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Vista 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Vista 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Vista Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sierra Vista Elementary School?
707 students attend Sierra Vista Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Sierra Vista Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sierra Vista Elementary School?
Sierra Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to 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 Madera Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 20%
  • : 27%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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