Schurz Elementary School

  • Schurz Elementary School serves 61 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Schurz Elementary School's student population of 61 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students61 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Schurz Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Schurz Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. 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#617 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:120:1
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American Indian
79%
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
17%
42%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
3%
33%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Schurz Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Schurz Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.350.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Schurz Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMineral County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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  • Yerington Yerington Elementary School
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  • Yerington Yerington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 381 students
    18.9 miles
    114 Pearl Street
    Yerington, NV 89447
    (775)463-6822
    18.9 9-12 381
  • Yerington Yerington Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-8 | 364 students
    18.9 miles
    215 Pearl Street
    Yerington, NV 89447
    (775)463-6833
    18.9 5-8 364
  • Placerville Rite Of Passage Alternative School
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    Grades: 9-12 | 146 students
    23.6 miles
    100 Rosaschi Rd.
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  • Smith Smith Valley Schools
    Grades: PK-12 | 202 students
    29.6 miles
    20 Day Lane
    Smith, NV 89430
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    29.6 PK-12 202

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