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Sierra Vista (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (916) 415-4400

645 Kentucky Greens Way

Newcastle, California


About Sierra Vista
Kindergarten - 12th Grade
Special education school

Sierra Vista is one of 6 schools in the Placer County Office of Education district of California.

Sierra Vista is a special education school, specialising in Kindergarten to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 20 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has increased while the pupil population has increased in a similar timeframe.

At Sierra Vista, the average teaching salary of $70,572 is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

Local Area
Students by Year Group
Federal Assistance

Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Newcastle Charter0.11 miles
Newcastle Elementary0.12 miles
Harvest Ridge Cooperative Charter/Placer Academy0.15 miles
Newcastle Virtual Learning Academy0.27 miles
Ophir Elementary1.75 miles
Rankings within California
There are 10465 schools in California.
9627thlargest school
9502ndhighest number of FTE teachers
939thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
6516thhighest average teaching salary
4606thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
984thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
5637thhighest diversity index
Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races2
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander0
American Indian or Aslaskan Native1
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 20 students, with a diversity index of 0.48

Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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