Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School

  • Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School serves 692 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 57% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School's student population of 692 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students692 students
This chart display total students of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#154 out of 620 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
42%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
52%
33%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.660.48
This chart display the diversity score of Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Sarah Winnemucca Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As the school year kicks into full swing, we examine the many fees and other hidden costs lurking in a “free” public education today.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.