Sierra 2-8 School



Sierra 2-8 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra 2-8 School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 95
3 106
4 100
5 103
6 118
7 245
8 220
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra 2-8 School is a public elementary school located in Tucson, AZ in the Sunnyside Unified School District. It enrolls 987 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra 2-8 School is the 51st largest public school in Arizona and the 1,446th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 987
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,446th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 51st out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 537th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 31st out of 932

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Sierra 2-8 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 547
(55%)
5,829
(52%)
 Female 440
(45%)
5,301
(48%)

Sierra 2-8 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 905
(92%)
9,860
(89%)
 White 26
(3%)
502
(5%)
 American Indian 26
(3%)
357
(3%)
 Black 23
(2%)
265
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
46
(0%)

Sierra 2-8 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 975
(99%)
10,953
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(1%)
177
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Sierra 2-8 School is ranked 967th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra 2-8 School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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 2-8 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1035
2006 1025
2007 1077
2008 1035
2009 1013
2010 1003
2011 1024
2012 1017
2013 951
2014 1083
2015 987

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 15.5
2007 17.4
2008 18.5
2009 18.4
2010 17.9
2011 19.3
2012 19.3
2013 18.4
2014 19.7
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91304347826087
2006 0.6780487804878
2007 0.8050139275766
2008 0.84734299516908
2009 0.78381046396841
2010 0.77866400797607
2011
2012 0.073746312684366
2013 0.82965299684543
2014 0.84949215143121
2015 0.012158054711246

Compare Sierra 2-8 School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.2%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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