PROFICIENCY 11% 71% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
19%Lancaster Elementary

Sierra Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Lancaster Elementary" in Lancaster, CA. There are a total of 693 students and 25 teachers at Sierra Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 585 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Sierra Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 11.0%, which is 71% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch585
Reduced lunch25


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sierra Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

4<= 5%
5<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sierra Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 11.8% 14.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 32.9% 28.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.7% 2.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.3% 50.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lancaster demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,69323291
Median age31.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lancaster

Completed 8th grade80.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Sierra Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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