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
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Sierra Nevada Academy Charter 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
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter American Indian (2001-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Asian (2000-2013)
Hispanic
17%
39%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
3%
10%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black (2000-2013)
White
69%
37%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter White (2000-2013)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Two or more races (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Sta Ethnicity
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
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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 (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,939 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 65,939 2,386
Washoe County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $648 MM $36 MM
Washoe County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $671 MM $34 MM
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: 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

    1.3 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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