PROFICIENCY 12% 66% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%Sunnyside Unified District
28%Tucson
36%Arizona

Sierra 2-8 School is a school servicing grades 2 to 8 and is located in the district of "Sunnyside Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 1,083 students and 55 teachers at Sierra 2-8 School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 870 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Sierra 2-8 School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 66% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1083
Teachers55
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch870
Reduced lunch50

 

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 2-8 School, 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

GradeProficiency
All12%
325-29%
46-9%
56-9%
66-9%
710-14%
812%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
315-19%
46-9%
56-9%
66-9%
715-19%
813%
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 2-8 School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 2.7% 4.4% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 2.4% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 93.6% 88.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 3.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.5% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Pcjted - Sunnyside High School60%0.3Tucson, AZ
Sunnyside High School33%0.4Tucson, AZ
Los Amigos Elementary School19%0.5Tucson, AZ
Drexel Elementary School10%0.7Tucson, AZ
Rivera Elementary21%0.8Tucson, AZ
Sunnyside Online Success Academy50%0.9Tucson, AZ
Esperanza Elementary School27%0.9Tucson, AZ
Alta Vista High School62%1.0Tucson, AZ
Ppep Tec - Celestino Fernandez Learning Center10%1.4Tucson, AZ
Apollo Middle School11%1.5Tucson, AZ
Liberty Elementary School33%1.6Tucson, AZ
S.t.a.r. Academyemic Center25%1.7Tucson, AZ

Tucson demographics profile

StatisticTucsonArizonaNational
Population527,5866,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,2265791
Median age33.237.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Speak English66%73%79%
Speak Spanish29%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

IndexTucsonArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%
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