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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.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


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.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Sierra Vista 20$21,34810$70,5720.48
Newcastle Charter (0.11 miles) 283$7,12628$49,4880.25
Newcastle Elementary (0.12 miles) 141$15,35214$39,0130.39
Harvest Ridge Cooperative Charter/Placer Academy (0.15 miles) 431$7,19322$71,5320.28
Newcastle Virtual Learning Academy (0.27 miles) 0
Ophir Elementary (1.75 miles) 228$2,19223$61,0340.36

Sierra Vista

Number of pupils20
Funding per pupil$21,348
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$70,572
Diversity index0.48

Newcastle Charter (0.11 miles)

Number of pupils283
Funding per pupil$7,126
Pupils per teacher28
Average teacher salary$49,488
Diversity index0.25

Newcastle Elementary (0.12 miles)

Number of pupils141
Funding per pupil$15,352
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$39,013
Diversity index0.39

Harvest Ridge Cooperative Charter/Placer Academy (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils431
Funding per pupil$7,193
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$71,532
Diversity index0.28

Newcastle Virtual Learning Academy (0.27 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Ophir Elementary (1.75 miles)

Number of pupils228
Funding per pupil$2,192
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$61,034
Diversity index0.36
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
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
477thhighest funding per pupil
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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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