Sierra Vista Junior High School

  • Sierra Vista Junior High School serves 1,181 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sierra Vista Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Sierra Vista Junior High School operates within the William S. Hart Union High School District.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sierra Vista Junior High School's student population of 1181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,181 students
Gender %Sierra Vista Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Students by GradeSierra Vista Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sierra Vista Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Vista Junior High School is 0.60, 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)
51%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
51%
54%
Black
5%
6%
White
38%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSierra Vista Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sierra Vista Junior High School is William S. Hart Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • William S. Hart Union High School District's student population of 26,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,130 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,328 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    School District NameWilliam S. Hart Union High School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    20
    4
    Number of Students Managed26,7251,585
    William S. Hart Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    72%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$214 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$220 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,130$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,328$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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