Elementary Schools in Placer Hills Union Elementary


The Placer Hills Union Elementary district is home to a single elementary school, Sierra Hills Elementary, which serves students in grades K-3. Located in the Placer Hills region, Sierra Hills Elementary stands out as a high-performing school, outpacing district and state averages in both English Language Arts and Mathematics on the Smarter Balanced Assessments.

With a student-teacher ratio of 19.8, Sierra Hills Elementary provides a favorable learning environment for its 367 students, the majority of whom are White (82.83%). However, the school also serves a diverse population, with small percentages of Hispanic, two or more races, African American, Asian, and Native American students. Additionally, nearly 29% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a range of socioeconomic backgrounds among the student body.

While Sierra Hills Elementary's academic performance is impressive, the school's chronic absenteeism rate of 29.8% is an area that could benefit from further investigation and potential interventions. By addressing this challenge, the school can ensure that all students have the opportunity to fully engage with the high-quality education it provides. Overall, Sierra Hills Elementary stands out as a standout school within the Placer Hills Union Elementary district, offering a strong foundation for its students' academic and personal growth.

District Detail

 16801 Placer Hills Rd.
Meadow Vista, CA 95722-0379

 (530) 878-2606

SchoolDigger Rank:
589th of 1563 California districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 765

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