High Desert Montessori Charter School

  • High Desert Montessori Charter School serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • High Desert Montessori Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68%.

School Overview

  • High Desert Montessori Charter School's student population of 411 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • High Desert Montessori Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of High Desert Montessori Charter 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)#414 out of 622 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
43%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
61%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
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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