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Sierra Charter School

Preschool | Grades K-12 | Fresno Unified
1931 North Fine Ave
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 490-4290

About This School

Sierra Charter School is located in Fresno, CA and is one of 106 schools in Fresno Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 715 students in grades K-12.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Sierra Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Sierra Charter School had an API growth score of 661 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Sierra Charter School's 2012 base score was 661the school meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Sierra Charter School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

55% 45%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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It follows a good curriculum but no room for advancement.....
its a homeschool program that gives you books, but limited resources.  Teachers are very kind. They are there to test your child and enter progress reports.

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