Sierra Junior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
159
Best Middle School in California
#598
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Sierra Unified
Type Public
 Phone (559)855-8311
 Location 33326 Lodge Rd.
Tollhouse, CA 93667
Charter School No

Sierra Junior High has an academic rating slightly above the average for California middle schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 598th in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Sierra Junior High student body is primarily White with a smaller American Indian population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White68.6%109
Black0%0
Hispanic13.2%21
Asian Pacific0.6%1
Native American Indian17%27
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.6%1

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 32.9%

39% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Sierra Junior High students are largely upper-middle income and rank 449th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade74
8th Grade85
Total159

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
37%
Rank in California
598th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Sierra Junior High scored an average 37% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 44% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*50% to 54%*
Boys20% to 24%*35% to 39%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian20% or less*20% or less*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black--
Hispanic20% or less*40% to 59%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White30% to 34%*50% to 54%*
With Disabilites20% or less*less than 50%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.1%4
Boys3.9%4
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.2%12
Boys11.7%12
Girls0%0

Location

Sierra Junior High
33326 Lodge Rd.
Tollhouse, CA
93667
(559)855-8311

6 out of 10 1

District

Sierra Unified
Prather, CA