Sierra Sands Unified School District

  • 113 FELSPAR
  • RIDGECREST, CA 93555
  • (760) 375-3363
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate74.2%71.2%
Dropout Rate1.8%5.0%
Per Pupil Spending$9,293$9,292
Students Per Teacher20.320.8
Number of Schools12-
Number of Students5,509-
Number of (FTE) Teachers271-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment5,50920.3
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students434
1st Grade Students471
2nd Grade Students392
3rd Grade Students405
4th Grade Students416
5th Grade Students357
6th Grade Students392
7th Grade Students399
8th Grade Students409
9th Grade Students433
10th Grade Students422
11th Grade Students435
12th Grade Students425
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native93
Asian or Pacific Islander235
Hispanic1,184
Black (Non-Hispanic)321
White (Non-Hispanic)3,455
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,804
Female2,586

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers27120.3
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers24-
Elementary Teachers167-
Secondary Teachers78-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes2-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides44
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors9
Elementary3
Secondary6
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians1
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff241
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators4
LEA Administrative Support Staff27
School Administrators16
School Administrative Support Staff40
Student Support Services22
Other Support Services Staff132

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$57,251,000-
Total Local Revenues$11,412,00019.9%
Property Tax$5,892,00010.3%
Other School Systems$998,0001.7%
Cities and Counties$236,0000.4%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$9,0000.02%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$39,0000.07%
School Lunch$603,0001.1%
Other Sales and Services$1,0000.00%
Rents and Royalties$186,0000.3%
Interest Earnings$1,751,0003.1%
Miscellaneous$1,697,0003.0%
Total State Revenues$39,827,00069.6%
General Formula Assistance$27,491,00048.0%
Staff Improvement Programs$495,0000.9%
Special Education Programs$2,765,0004.8%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$648,0001.1%
Gifted and Talented Programs$51,0000.09%
School Lunch Programs$106,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$300,0000.5%
Transportation Programs$647,0001.1%
Other Programs$6,068,00010.6%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$1,256,0002.2%
Total Federal Revenues$6,012,00010.5%
Through State - Title I$1,157,0002.0%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,019,0001.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$257,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$33,0000.06%
Through State - Title V, Part A$6,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$44,0000.08%
Through State - Bilingual Education$69,0000.1%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,131,0002.0%
Through State - Other$243,0000.4%
Direct - Impact Aid$2,053,0003.6%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$51,261,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$30,088,00058.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$19,373,00037.8%
Student Support$2,045,0003.6%
Instructional Staff Support$2,145,0003.7%
General Administration Support$888,0001.6%
School Administration Support$3,530,0006.2%
Operation and Maintenance Support$5,749,00010.0%
Student Transportation Support$1,805,0003.2%
Other Support Services$3,211,0005.6%
Total Other Expenditures$1,800,0003.5%
Food Services$1,787,0003.1%
Enterprise Operations$13,0000.02%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 74.2%
Total Diploma Count 397
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12311.8%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Sierra Sands Unified School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 12
  • Students: 5,509
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 271
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BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL
500 East French St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | 9-12
1,560 23.2

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FALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1500 West Upjohn St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | KG-5
479 26.6

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GATEWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
501 South Gateway
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | KG-5
488 22.2

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INYOKERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005
Second and Locust
Inyokern, CA
Public | KG-5
219 20.9

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JAMES MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL
340 West Church St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | 6-8
516 21.0

5 out of 5
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LAS FLORES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
348 Rowe St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | KG-5
480 24.0

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MESQUITE CONTINUATION HIGH SCHOOL
140 West Drummond
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | 9-12
152 21.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MURRAY MIDDLE SCHOOL
921 East Inyokern Rd
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | 6-8
678 22.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
PIERCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
674 North Gold Canyon
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | KG-5
322 19.4

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RAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
37400 Saint Elmo St
Johannesburg, CA
Public | KG-3
6 6.0

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RICHMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1206 Kearsarge St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | KG-5
490 21.3

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SIERRA SANDS COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
348 Rowe St
Ridgecrest, CA
Public | 8-12
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