Sierra Montessori Academy



Sierra Montessori Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Montessori Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 11
1 10
2 14
3 11
4 12
5 7
6 10
7 4
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Montessori Academy is a public elementary school located in Grass Valley, CA in the Nevada County Office of Education School District. It enrolls 86 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Montessori Academy is the 5,849th largest public school in California and the 53,403rd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 86
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,403rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,849th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 415th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,805th out of 6,159

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Sierra Montessori Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 48
(56%)
794
(51%)
 Female 38
(44%)
755
(49%)

Sierra Montessori Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 71
(83%)
1,343
(87%)
 Hispanic 11
(13%)
132
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(1%)

Sierra Montessori Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 47
(55%)
818
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 32
(37%)
493
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(8%)
238
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sierra Montessori Academy is ranked 5,476th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Montessori Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sierra Montessori Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 104
2008 70
2009 76
2010 93
2011 104
2012 86

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 17.3
2008 14
2009 16.9
2010 N/A
2011 20.8
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008 0.28571428571429
2009 0.42105263157895
2010 0.25806451612903
2011 0.33653846153846
2012 0.45348837209302

Compare Sierra Montessori Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Sierra Montessori Academy
Grass Valley, CA
Public KG - 08 86 16.9:1  
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Public KG - 05 568 22.5:1 3 miles
Magnolia Intermediate
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Public KG - 08 166 22.4:1 6 miles
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Public 04 - 05 193 21.4:1 8 miles
Live Oak Waldorf School
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Private PK - 08 190 9:1 8 miles
Sierra Hills Arts and Sciences Charter Academy
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Public KG - 03 63 9:1 8 miles
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Public 06 - 08 298 18.4:1 8 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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