Sierra Vista Middle School

Tel: (626)974-7300
  • Sierra Vista Middle School serves 811 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sierra Vista Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Sierra Vista Middle School operates within the Covina-valley Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Sierra Vista Middle School's student population of 811 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students811 students
Gender %Sierra Vista Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Students by GradeSierra Vista Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sierra Vista Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 22:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sierra Vista Middle School is 0.48, 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)
32%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Asian
12%
11%
Hispanic
70%
54%
Black
3%
6%
White
15%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsSierra Vista Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sierra Vista Middle School is Covina-valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Covina-valley Unified School District's student population of 10,918 students has decreased by 15% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,043 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 38% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,411 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 37% over four school years.
    School District NameCovina-valley Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    16
    4
    Number of Students Managed10,9181,585
    Covina-valley Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$130 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$135 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,043$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,411$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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