Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5101 Garden Valley Rd.
Garden Valley, CA 95633
Phone
(530) 333-8330
District
BLACK OAK MINE UNIFIED
County
EL DORADO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
494
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 43
Proficiency in Reading 33 49
Proficiency in Math 25 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 42
Proficiency in Reading 25 48
Proficiency in Math 29.11 36

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 43
Proficiency in Reading 53 55
Proficiency in Math 34 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.32
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.38
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 86 17.4%
Grade 8 87 17.6%
Grade 9 83 16.8%
Grade 10 72 14.6%
Grade 11 82 16.6%
Grade 12 84 17.0%
Total 494 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.6% 86.7% 25.0%
Black 0.8% 0.5% 5.9%
Hispanic 9.5% 9.6% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.4% 2.4% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.3% 45.2% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.2% 38.0% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 7.2% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 14,053 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 35.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.4% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 19.9% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,098 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.7% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.9% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.6% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.6% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.2% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.5% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,093 $7,994,016 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $697 $914,464 5.9%
Staff $190 $249,280 1.6%
General Administration $341 $447,392 2.9%
School Administration $903 $1,184,736 7.6%
Operation $1,063 $1,394,656 8.9%
Transportation $638 $837,056 5.4%
Other $463 $607,456 3.9%
Total Support $4,294 $5,633,728 36.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,489 $1,953,568 12.5%
Total Expenditures $11,876 $15,581,312 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%