High Schools in Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning District


The Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning District is home to a single public charter high school, Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning, which serves 164 students in grades 9-12.

Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning stands out for its strong academic performance in English Language Arts/Literacy, with 71.11% of 11th-grade and end-of-course students scoring proficient or better, significantly outpacing the statewide averages of 55.41% and 46.66%, respectively. However, the school's Mathematics performance is below the statewide averages, with only 22.73% of 11th-grade and end-of-course students scoring proficient or better, compared to 27.36% and 34.62% statewide. The school's Science performance is mixed, with 11th-grade students performing on par with the state, but 12th-grade and end-of-course students lagging slightly behind.

Despite the academic challenges in Mathematics and Science, Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning boasts a strong four-year graduation rate of 94.4% and a relatively low dropout rate of 2.8%. However, the school's chronic absenteeism rate of 27.3% is an area of concern that could benefit from targeted interventions. Additionally, the school's student population is predominantly White, suggesting a need to explore ways to increase diversity and representation within the student body.

District Detail

 505 Main St.
Nevada City, CA 95959-2218

 (530) 268-2200

SchoolDigger Rank:
311th of 1563 California districts

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Grades served: 9-12
Students: 164

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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