Sierra Nevada Academy Charter

13880 Stead Blvd

Reno, NV 89506

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

297 students

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter serves 297 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter operates within the Washoe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 297 students has grown by 30% 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 297 students
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 30:1 17:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
6%
Hispanic
17%
39%
Black
3%
10%
White
69%
37%
Two or more races
6%
5%
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.
0.49 0.47
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%
42%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,887 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
109
9
Number of Students Managed 65,887 3,501
District Total Revenue $648 MM $36 MM
District Spending $671 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,901 $14,943
District Spending / Student $10,261 $14,309
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RenoDesert Heights Elementary School
    13948 Mt. Bismark St
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5444
    0.8 mi | 506 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • RenoStead Elementary School
    10580 Stead Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5480
    1.2 mi | 734 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • RenoSilver Lake Elementary School
    8719 Red Baron Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5400
    1.2 mi | 579 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RenoTurning Point
    Alternative School
    10500 Stead Blv
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5494
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • RenoWilliam O'brien Middle School
    10500 Stead Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5420
    1.4 mi | 658 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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