Sierra Middle School



Sierra Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 195
7 321
8 356
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Middle School is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 872 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 23.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 872
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.76

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Sierra Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 448
(51%)
14,623
(51%)
 Female 424
(49%)
14,216
(49%)

Sierra Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 799
(92%)
22,701
(79%)
 Black 35
(4%)
2,355
(8%)
 White 25
(3%)
2,767
(10%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
354
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
479
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
154
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
29
(0%)

Sierra Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 786
(90%)
23,273
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(6%)
2,005
(7%)
 Not Eligible 35
(4%)
3,561
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sierra Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 845
2006 842
2007 790
2008 806
2009 813
2010 782
2011 780
2012 766
2013 771
2014 893
2015 872

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 23.9
2007 19.6
2008 23.5
2009 26.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.5
2012 25.4
2013 24.4
2014 24.3
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98816568047337
2006 0.82066508313539
2007 0.92405063291139
2008 0.87965260545906
2009 0.9520295202952
2010 0.95652173913043
2011 0.52948717948718
2012 0.96736292428198
2013 0.94941634241245
2014 0.97536394176932
2015 0.9598623853211

Compare Sierra Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 96.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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