1925 F Street
Sparks, NV 89431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kate M Smith Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kate M Smith Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Kate M Smith Elementary School's student population of 311 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Kate M Smith Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kate M Smith Elementary School is 0.44, 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 Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#461 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
74%
43%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
12%
32%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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