Darrell C Swope Middle School

  • Darrell C Swope Middle School serves 780 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Darrell C Swope Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68%.

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Darrell C Swope Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • Darrell C Swope Middle School's student population of 780 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students780 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Darrell C Swope Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Darrell C Swope Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#109 out of 622 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:121:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
43%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
63%
32%
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Darrell C Swope Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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