Sparks Middle School

Sparks Middle School serves 721 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Sparks Middle School operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 721 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 721 students
Sparks Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sparks Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Sparks Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sparks Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is equal to 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 21:1 21:1
Sparks Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Sparks Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
70%
41%
Sparks Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
1%
10%
Sparks Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
21%
35%
Sparks Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Sparks Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Sparks Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.47 0.47
Sparks Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
63%
45%
Sparks Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
11%
8%
Sparks Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Washoe County School District's student population of 65,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,673 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $627 MM $40 MM
Washoe County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $637 MM $38 MM
Washoe County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,673 $11,600
Washoe County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,281
Washoe County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Sparks High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George L Dilworth Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sparks Integrated Preschool (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SparksSparks Integrated Preschool
    Grades: PK | 11 students
    0 miles
    2275 18th St
    SparksNV 89431
    (775)353-5770
    0PK11
  • SparksAgnes Risley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 502 students
    0.2 miles
    1900 Sullivan Ln
    SparksNV 89431
    (775)353-5760
    0.2PK-6502
  • SparksAlice Maxwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 608 students
    0.3 miles
    2300 North Rock Blvd
    SparksNV 89431
    (775)353-5580
    0.3PK-6608
  • RenoHigh Desert Montessori Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 372 students
    0.7 miles
    2590 Orovada St
    RenoNV 89512
    (775)624-2800
    0.7PK-8372
  • SparksSparks High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1187 students
    0.8 miles
    820 15th St
    SparksNV 89431
    (775)353-5550
    0.89-121187

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