Sierra Nevada Academy Charter

13880 Stead Blvd

Reno, NV 89506

Tel: (775)677-4500
Grades KG-8
277 students
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter serves 277 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 277 students has grown by 51% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 277 students
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 23:1 21:1
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
5%
6%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
16%
41%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
4%
10%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black Students (2000-2014)
White
69%
35%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
4%
6%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Two Or More Races Students (2009-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sierra Nevada Academy Charter All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.47
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
36%
45%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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.
7%
8%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,673 is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
9
Number of Students Managed 65,550 1,349
Washoe County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $627 MM $40 MM
Washoe County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $637 MM $38 MM
Washoe County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,673 $11,600
Washoe County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,281
Washoe County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • RenoDesert Heights Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 485 students13948 Mt. Bismark St
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5444
    0.8PK-6485
  • RenoSilver Lake Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 611 students8719 Red Baron Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5400
    1.2PK-5611
  • RenoStead Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 700 students10580 Stead Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5480
    1.2KG-6700
  • RenoWilliam O'brien Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 662 students10500 Stead Blvd
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5420
    1.47-8662
  • RenoLemmon Valley Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 643 students255 West Patrician Dr
    RenoNV 89506
    (775)677-5460
    2.3PK-6643

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