Sierra Nevada Academy Charter

13880 Stead Blvd

Reno, NV 89506

Tel: (775)677-4500
Grades: KG-8

266 students

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter serves 266 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter operates within the Washoe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 266 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 266 students
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 17:1
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
6%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
19%
39%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
4%
10%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black (2000-2012)
White
66%
38%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.47
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Diversity Score (2000-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
44%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 66,374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
9
Number of Students Managed 66,374 2,386
Washoe County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $648 MM $36 MM
Washoe County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $671 MM $34 MM
Washoe County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,901 $14,943
Washoe County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,261 $14,309
Washoe County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Valleys High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is William O'brien Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Heights Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Reno, NV public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is lower than the Nevada average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Reno is Hidden Valley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or national school diversity statistics.