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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Sierra Charter School is a public, charter school located in Fresno, CA. It has 409 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 8% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.
Address
1931 N Fine Ave
Fresno, CA 93727
Telephone
(559) 490-4290
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Sierra Charter School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
8%
Average Graduation Rate
57%
Average SAT
980
13 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$44,853
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$931
National
$949
Median Home Value
$206,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
409
Free or Reduced Lunch
78%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,326
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,810/ year
National
$12,239
0%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.5 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.5 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.5 responses
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While I found Sierra Charter to be amazing and I truly do love it, I find I can only give this opinion for grades 7-12. The education for elementary school is somewhat lacking. The high school level however is above and beyond! The teachers are very helpful and know the material well. The academics are both well taught and useful in most cases. It was a very good high school experience and even though some might be overwhelmed(as it is independent study), if one takes advantage of the resources the school provides, it is a way better experience than a regular public school.
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The school has no bullying, the teachers are kind and sincere. They enjoy teaching the students and spending time with them. They work with us to accomplish our goals and dreams. They truly care about us and help us tpbe true to ourselves.
As a former student, I can sincerely say that my time at SCS was very rewarding. The teachers at SCS are an absolute delight; they care about what students think and feel, and they want everyone to succeed. I feel that I learned more in my four years at SCS than I would've at a more traditional high school. After graduating, I went on to enroll at a four-year university and I feel that my time at SCS was an integral part of my readiness and motivation to continue studying.