Sierra Middle School



Sierra Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sierra Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 535
8 490
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sierra Middle School is a public high school of the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1 located in Parker, CO. It has 1,025 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,025
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.23

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Sierra Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 533
(52%)
14,253
(51%)
 Female 492
(48%)
13,713
(49%)

Sierra Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 777
(76%)
20,237
(72%)
 Hispanic 161
(16%)
4,595
(16%)
 Two or More 39
(4%)
1,059
(4%)
 Black 21
(2%)
819
(3%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
1,073
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
147
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
36
(0%)

Sierra Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 867
(85%)
23,916
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(10%)
3,220
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(6%)
830
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sierra Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) is lower than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sierra Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1136
2006 1165
2007 1241
2008 976
2009 987
2010 977
2011 951
2012 1025

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 17.2
2007 16.3
2008 15.6
2009 17.5
2010 18.7
2011 20.1
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.043133802816901
2006 0.060944206008584
2007 0.058017727639001
2008 0.065573770491803
2009 0.098277608915907
2010 0.10337768679632
2011 0.14195583596215
2012 0.15414634146341

Compare Sierra Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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