North Star Online School

5450 Riggins Courst Ste. #6
Reno, NV 89502
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
North Star Online School serves 1,099 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
North Star Online School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,099 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Star Online School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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Attribute

School Overview

North Star Online School's student population of 1,099 students has grown by 357% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,099 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
n/a
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
Yes
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

North Star Online School is ranked within the top 5% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North Star Online School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#24 out of 684 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
44%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
48%
29%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
10%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
1%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Star Online School's ranking?
North Star Online School is ranked #24 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Nevada.
What schools are North Star Online School often compared to?
North Star Online Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nv Learning J-shs, Leadership Academy Of Nevada by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of North Star Online School?
The graduation rate of North Star Online School is 90%, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 80%.
How many students attend North Star Online School?
1,099 students attend North Star Online School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of North Star Online School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does North Star Online School offer ?
North Star Online School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is North Star Online School part of?
North Star Online School is part of Washoe County School District.

School Reviews

5   3/26/2020
Wonderful School, caring staff.
- Posted by Administrator - PH

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School/Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,099 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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