Sierra Charter



Sierra Charter Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Charter Students by Grade
PK 0
K 4
1 9
2 11
3 6
4 9
5 10
6 16
7 30
8 55
9 62
10 55
11 75
12 111

Sierra Charter is a public elementary school located in Fresno, CA in the Fresno Unified School District. It enrolls 453 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Charter is the 3,850th largest public school in California and the 26,568th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,568th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,850th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 230th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 530th out of 6,257

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Sierra Charter Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 238
(53%)
22,578
(49%)
 Male 215
(47%)
23,811
(51%)

Sierra Charter Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 260
(57%)
31,768
(68%)
 White 134
(30%)
4,652
(10%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
925
(2%)
 Black 17
(4%)
3,804
(8%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
4,805
(10%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
295
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
140
(0%)

Sierra Charter Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(66%)
31,316
(68%)
 Not Eligible 107
(24%)
5,638
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(11%)
9,435
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Sierra Charter is ranked 2,613th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Charter students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.4%) is 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 Charter Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 654
2008 713
2009 729
2010 715
2011 659
2012 624
2013 625
2014 534
2015 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 16.7
2008 18.4
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.4
2012 15.6
2013 16.4
2014 N/A
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.53669724770642
2008 0.56802244039271
2009 0.62962962962963
2010 0.63496503496503
2011 0.60091047040971
2012 0.73397435897436
2013 0.752
2014 0.78838951310861
2015 0.76379690949227

Compare Sierra Charter to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 76.4%
 

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Sierra Charter
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Public KG - 12 453 13.3:1  
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Private KG - 12 239 14:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 605 25.2:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 06 597 25.9:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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