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Sierra Elementary's Mission Statement

Sierra Elementary's Mission Statement

The highest aspiration of Sierra Elementary, an International Baccalaureate World School, is to ensure that all young people are inspired to become confident, life-long learners who thrive intellectually and are globally-minded, compassionate, and balanced. 
Sierra is distinguished by:
  • Academic rigor through guided inquiry instruction,
  • Relevant and diverse learning opportunities, and
  • A nurturing and supportive environment in collaboration with parents and community.


Sierra Sharks

Welcome to Sierra Elementary

We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Our school, its staff, and the community are pleased that you are here with us. The staff of Sierra Elementary School strives to provide an exemplary learning environment through the use of inquiry based IB principles and concepts. Student centered learning is the primary focus of the school. Through the PYP Learner Profile and Attitudes, Sierra students internalize the qualities of a life long learner, prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

To learn more about Sierra Elementary, please go to the "Parents" tab and click on "School Handbook."
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Principal's Message

Dear Sierra Families,

On behalf of the Sierra Elementary staff, I would like to welcome you to the 2024-2025 school year.  I hope you’ve all had time to relax and enjoy family life over the summer, and that you are now eager and excited to begin a new school year.  I’m pleased to welcome all of our new Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students as they begin their educational careers here at Sierra Elementary, as well as any new families that are joining us.  I’m sure you will find the Sierra school community a warm and welcoming place.  It is always so wonderful to see all of our returning friends as well - WELCOME BACK!
One of our goals at Sierra Elementary is to provide a school environment where your children will be safe, happy and work to their fullest potential.  Every school year is a busy one, and we want to keep you as informed as possible. Make sure to check ParentSquare and our website calendar frequently.  The calendar will be updated throughout the year, but already has many of the school-wide events listed on the home page. Our teachers communicate regularly with parents through ParentSquare as well. Teacher websites are linked on this website as well. If you are excited to go back-to-school shopping and you are looking for our list of recommended supplies for students, please click HERE. Your child's teacher name will be viewable in the Aeries Parent Portal the evening of August 9th. 
As we start the year, it is important that we maintain our safe and efficient drop-off/pick-up procedures, which were put into place last year.  You can read about them on our website or by clicking HERE. The most important expectations to remember include: establishing a pick-up spot after school and making sure your child knows to head straight there at the bell, driving slowly in our parking lots, remaining calm and focused, and remembering that students are only allowed to load on the curb side of the loading zone.  Please remember to stay in your car when in the loading zones.  Cars should not be left unattended in these areas.  
As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (916) 788-7141.  
Welcome, or welcome back, and GO SHARKS!!    
Amy Westberg, Principal

School Accountability Report Card

California public schools are required to provide information about themselves to the public in an annual School Accountability Report Card (SARC). The data in this report allows for evaluation and comparison to other schools in areas such as: student achievement, environment, resources and demographics. More information about SARC requirements is available at the California Department of Education website.

You can access our most recent School Accountability Report Card (SARC) by clicking HERE.