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About Prospect Sierra School...
Address
960 Avis Drive and 2060 Tapscott Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Telephone
(510) 809-9000

Applying

Application Deadline
January 19
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$27,935
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid
$13,500
From Prospect Sierra School

Prospect Sierra embodies several key assumptions in philosophy and daily practice: that learning is the pathway to personal growth; that school should be both challenging and joyous; that school is a community through which students, teachers, and parents develop trust, demonstrate cooperation, show respect, and acquire an understanding of the rights and needs of others; and that diversity, in its many human forms, brings quality and strength to our school. A rapidly changing global environment requires that students develop skills and acquire knowledge, while learning to define and solve problems creatively. A Prospect Sierra education provides students with daily opportunities to engage in a rigorous academic curriculum that also allows them to gain greater self-knowledge and to develop compassion and care for others. In a diverse and inclusive community, we provide a joyful environment that develops students’ life-long passion for learning.

School Details

Grades
K-8
Students
474
Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
80
Part-Time Teachers
8

Students

Students
474
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Student Diversity
  • White
    51.7%
  • Multiracial
    31%
  • Asian
    6.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    4.2%
  • African American
    3.6%
  • Hispanic
    3.2%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
    Living in the Area
    A
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      D+
    2. Good for Families
      A-
    3. Housing
      C-
    Median Household Income
    $96,914
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $1,690
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $682,300
    National
    $184,700

    Prospect Sierra School Reviews

    4 reviews
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    The teachers here are amazing! Almost everyone truly cares about their students and their subjects. Almost all the teachers are extremely knowledgeable and all are very happy to answer questions.
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    Their are not many clubs, but the GSA is great. The electives are unique and are taught by the academic teachers.
    This school is safe. They do everything they can to prevent bullying, but it does happen.