Sierra Elementary



Sierra Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 97
2 75
3 62
4 92
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Elementary is a public elementary school located in Placerville, CA in the Placerville Union Elementary School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Elementary is the 3,434th largest public school in California and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,434th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,321st out of 6,159

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Sierra Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 260
(53%)
650
(51%)
 Male 233
(47%)
618
(49%)

Sierra Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 326
(66%)
802
(63%)
 Hispanic 125
(25%)
353
(28%)
 Two or More 24
(5%)
76
(6%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sierra Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 270
(55%)
599
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 202
(41%)
573
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
96
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sierra Elementary is ranked 3,562nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 366
2006 359
2007 339
2008 416
2009 449
2010 466
2011 472
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17.3
2007 15.7
2008 19
2009 20
2010 N/A
2011 21.5
2012 24

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45901639344262
2006 0.47353760445682
2007 0.51917404129794
2008 0.50480769230769
2009 0.49220489977728
2010 0.51072961373391
2011 0.28813559322034
2012 0.45233265720081

Compare Sierra Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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