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Sierra Vista High (Alternative) High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | Whittier Union High
9401 South Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 698-8121

About This School

Sierra Vista High (Alternative) High School is located in Whittier, CA and is one of 7 high schools in Whittier Union High School District. It is a alt. school that serves 414 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Sierra Vista High (Alternative) High 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 Vista High (Alternative) High School had an API growth score of 545 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Sierra Vista High (Alternative) High School's 2012 base score was 652 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Sierra Vista High (Alternative) High School had 36 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

414

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

59% 41%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

56%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,043
per student
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