Sierra Preparatory Academy



Sierra Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 365
7 306
8 265
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Santa Ana, CA in the Santa Ana Unf School District. It enrolls 936 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 936
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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Sierra Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 479
(51%)
19,637
(49%)
 Male 457
(49%)
20,297
(51%)

Sierra Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 909
(97%)
38,173
(96%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
923
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
474
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
148
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
135
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
40
(0%)

Sierra Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 804
(86%)
32,498
(81%)
 Not Eligible 75
(8%)
4,786
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(6%)
2,650
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sierra Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1197
2006 1075
2007 907
2008 875
2009 880
2010 866
2011 938
2012 936

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.6
2006 24.9
2007 19.7
2008 22
2009 20
2010 N/A
2011 23
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87468671679198
2006 0.85209302325581
2007 0.89195148842337
2008 0.88342857142857
2009 0.93295454545455
2010 0.95727482678984
2011
2012 0.91987179487179

Compare Sierra Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 92.0%
 

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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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