Sierra School's mission is to maximize the potential of each child by fostering a love of learning in a challenging and balanced environment.
- Private Schools (K-12), Preschools & Kindergarten, Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
- Services/Product offered:
- WASC Accreditation - After completing a rigorous three year self-assessment, committee review and evaluation, Sierra School received full accreditation by WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Highlights from the visiting committee's formal report include these areas of strength for Sierra School:
- Teachers use a wide variety of instructional approaches and modify instructional strategies to meet individual students' learning styles, and they use assessment data to alter their lessons.
- The diverse student body demonstrates an inordinately high level of caring and support for one another.
- The principal's highly effective leadership style that empowers the faculty.
- Small class size allows for one-on-one assistance when needed, and the well qualified aides in the classrooms increase the students' opportunities for professional individualized instruction and immediate feedback.
- The ESL program on campus adds a unique atmosphere that contributes to the schools effectiveness.
- The manner in which the WASC procedure was followed brought out a sense of empowerment to the entire school community.
- The accessibility of the faculty to parents leads to a successful parent/school partnership.
- Open ended and individualized assignments allow students to interact with content in a way that is meaningful and real to them.
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Elementary School, Junior High School, Senior High School, ESL (English as a Second Language) /International Studies program.
We offer a healthy, catered hot lunch program through OrganicBagLunch-Whole Foods. We offer after-school tutoring on an hourly basis for those needing additional support. Morning Care is provided free of charge between 7am and 9pm. Extended Care and Enrichment classes are available between 3pm and 6pm.