PROFICIENCY 11% 71% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Tulare County Office of Education

La Sierra High is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tulare County Office of Education" in Visalia, CA. There are a total of 243 students and 13 teachers at La Sierra High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 167 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

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


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch167
Reduced lunch19


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 La Sierra High, 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

All<= 5%
7<= 20%
8<= 10%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

7<= 20%
High School20-29%

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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La Sierra High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 27.9% 35.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 2.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.9% 56.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Visalia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,43623291
Median age31.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English67%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Visalia

Completed 8th grade80.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The La Sierra High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.