Students enrolled 661
School leader Sandy Butorac
Transportation options Yes
District San Juan Unified

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171 Mills Road
Sacramento, CA 95864

(916) 575-2390
(916) 575-2395
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5 stars
Based on 20 ratings

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October 20, 2014
My kids all went to Sierra Oaks. This a wonderful school and community. Teachers are caring and parents all get involved.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2014
We have been parents at this school for 5 years. We have seen many changes over the past few years and last year was by far the best one ever. We are now a California Distinguished School, we have a great Principal and the school is fabulous. We could not be happier. We are so happy we stayed at Sierra Oaks and we know that our daughter will be well prepared for High School! There is strong parent support here as well. The PTA is very active and raises much needed money for the school. Many parents volunteer in the classrooms and at events.

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2014
The value of a K-8 school cannot be undervalued. The teachers, staff and administration at this school are the best. And the PTA does a fabulous job planning events and making everyone feel welcome.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2013
The best combination of teachers and staff who strive for top academic instruction and social atmosphere, with a diverse student body and involved parents. Could not be happier with this school and how it is progressing under new leadership.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2013
Sierra Oaks is a wonderful school. The principal and teachers are very qualified and very dedicated to the students. As parents, my husband and I feel very lucky to have such good teachers, classes with high parent involvement, an active PTA and supportive administration at our daughter's school. However, I must agree with the poster who stated that there some costs associated with instruction at this school. There are (small) fees for field trips and there is no free childcare (Discover Club costs about $5.00 per hour with a 10 hour minimum per week). Contrarily, I have not noticed an issue with "spoiled bullies" picking on kids. My daughter did have a problem with one classmate in 2nd grade and that problem disappeared immediately after I reported it her teacher. I have also witnessed teachers and yard duties dealing promptly with misbehavior many times. Most importantly, my daughter loves her school.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2013
Awesome K-8 school! Amazing teachers, staff and Principal. Outstanding parental involvement. Exciting programs and extracurricular activities. Sierra Oaks has such a welcoming community feel about it ... just like sending my kids to a private school, but without the expense.

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2012
Got a new principal this year "Mrs B" and she is totally awesome. There for the teachers and the kids. Doesn't sit in her office; is out there knowing wht is going on. Even directs traffic when needed.....great school, fantastic principal!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2012
NOT A SCHOOL FOR LOWER INCOME FAMILIES.... My 3 children attend this school, for one there are no free or affordable after school programs like at other schools ($300 per child) Every activity has a cost...even field trips! The las two schools my children attended were not so expensive. I feel that they don't consider the lower income families, at it upsets me because my children feel left out. I am a single mom and student full time and trying to make a better life for my kids so I hope this is all temporary for us....Also my children come home all the time talking about spoiled bullies being mean to them, we had none of that at the more diverse schools.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2010
This is one of the best schools in Sacramento, especially considering it's K-8. It's very nurturing and combines a little bit of everything. Strong academics, art, music, PE, band, choir, lots of after school programs, involved parents, great teachers, amazing staff, beautiful playgrounds, safe neighborhood... I can go on and on...

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2010
This is one school that takes responsibility of teaching strong academics actually at school. My child comes home with enough homework, but not so much that he does not have time for anything else. I see work that they do at school, and it's amazing!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2009
We have the best teachers and parents working together building bright happy futures for the best students! Thank you for everyone's hard work and dedication.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
Sierra Oaks Elementary has excellent teachers and staff, a safe and academic atmosphere to encourage learning, incredible parent participation and a PTA that volunteers so much time, financial assistance and energy that benefits each and every student. Amazing school that rivals some of the private schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Best teachers and great PTA

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
So lucky to have my children attending this amazing public school with great teachers, great parents and amazing children!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
I love that my 9 year old son loves his school!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
Sierra Oaks is a fantastic neighborhood school with lovely students, a wonderful and caring faculty and tremendous parental support.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
Sierra Oaks is the best because there is so much parent involvement and it is more like a community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
Great Teachers, kids and parents!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
It is such a wonderful close united community of parents and teachers. Striving for the best in every way for the kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2009
Sierra Oaks has great, dedicated teachers that help children strive to their potential.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Sierra Oaks is a wonderful neighborhood school. The school is located in a lovely neighborhood where our kids feel safe. Sierra Oaks has a strong support system of parent volunteeers and community members.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
All three of my children have gone here and loved it. The quality of education is wonderful and the caring of the teachers is amazing. The parent involvement is also above board.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 18, 2008
Sierra Oaks School is not set up to handdle the 6th thru 8th grades if you send your children to this school when they are middle school age you will not be giving them the best enviorment to excell in high school.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2008
This is the best school ever! It has phenomenal extra- curriccular activities and wonderful parent involvement..

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2006
Great parent involvement, active PTA,

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
Sierra oaks is an excellent school. We have two children who attend and are very pleased. Every teacher on staff is strong and the parents are very involved.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2005
The school is extremely interested in achieving high academics and there is a high availability of after school activities.

- submitted by a former student
August 11, 2003
My daughter just finished her last year at Sierra Oaks and we are so sad to leave everyone behind. It is a great school--the teachers, the staff, the parents and the kids. We will miss all of it!

- submitted by a parent
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Sierra Oaks K-8
171 Mills Road, Sacramento, CA  95864
(916) 575-2390
Last modified Sierra Oaks K-8 is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sierra Oaks K-8 Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top