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Sierra Sands Unified School District
  • RIDGECREST, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Sierra Sands Unified School District is an above average, public school district located in RIDGECREST, CA. It has 5,185 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1240
153 responses
Average ACT
29
14 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,185
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.6%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,100
Teachers in First/Second Year
10%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$19,394 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$69,577
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$180,300
National
$217,500

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