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Sierra Linda High School

Public | 9-12 | 1554 students

 

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Posted August 12, 2014

This school is a great learning environment for all students. This school has put so much effort into their school and are proud to call it their own. They are one of the most safest schools I have visited and will always be. I honestly wish that I could rate this school higher because of the great outcomes I have ignolleged. I am proud to be a bulldog!


Posted September 20, 2013

This school is managed very poorly. Staff is very unprofessional. Teachers do not even teach.


Posted March 9, 2013

Its a really good school my kids have been attending since 2011! My Kids will be graduating from this school! The front staff and teachers are great, The IEP staff are really concerned with the kids, and their ability to be more succesful. It does need some Funds, being a new school thats how it starts little by little. My daughter in middle school and son in elementary will be attending this school also Thanks! Mr. Madrid (principal) This is a no student left behind!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2011

The girls' sports staff and program is horrid. It would be nice if they could win a volleyball or softball game. Embarressing coaching! These are still children and need your instruction as well as PRAISE. I've never heard a positive or encouraging remark from the coaches during any games.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2010

this school is okay good teachers but doesn't challenge students that well. i use to go but i needed more challenge
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 28, 2009

This school is amazing.. Need to get more Clubs. THe only thing i dislike is the Schedule. Needs to start earlier than 9:10
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
16%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
49%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • This school did not receive a designation in 2008-2009.

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 83% 43%
Black 9% 5%
White 5% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 70%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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9801 W. Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Phone: (623) 478-4000

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