Sierra Elementary



Sierra Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 145
2 114
3 105
4 113
5 119
6 3
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lancaster, CA in the Lancaster Elementary School District. It enrolls 722 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sierra Elementary is the 1,204th largest public school in California and the 6,705th largest nationally. It has 26.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 722
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,204th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,496th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,645th out of 6,159

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Sierra Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 375
(52%)
7,573
(51%)
 Female 347
(48%)
7,140
(49%)

Sierra Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 371
(51%)
7,186
(49%)
 Black 238
(33%)
4,302
(29%)
 White 66
(9%)
2,302
(16%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
430
(3%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
409
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
60
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
24
(0%)

Sierra Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 622
(86%)
10,960
(74%)
 Not Eligible 73
(10%)
2,674
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
1,079
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sierra Elementary is ranked 535th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sierra Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.9%) 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 918
2006 974
2007 887
2008 869
2009 N/A
2010 850
2011 852
2012 722

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 21.1
2007 18.4
2008 22.7
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 29.4
2012 26.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70915032679739
2006 0.69404517453799
2007 0.67869222096956
2008 0.80552359033372
2009
2010 0.76470588235294
2011 0.50352112676056
2012 0.898891966759

Compare Sierra Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,680.0% 26.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 89.9%
 

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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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