Sierra Nevada Academy Charter

13880 Stead Blvd.

Reno, NV 89506

Tel: (775)677-4500
  • Sierra Nevada Academy Charter serves 283 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Sierra Nevada Academy Charter operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 283 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 283 students
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 21:1
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
7%
5%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
23%
41%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
2%
10%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Black Students (2000-2015)
White
66%
35%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter White Students (2000-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.47
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

  • Washoe County School District's student population of 65,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,142 in this district is less than the state average of $10,706. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,681 is less than the state average of $10,490. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
106
9
Number of Students Managed 65,491 3,473
Washoe County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $594 MM $37 MM
Washoe County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $629 MM $36 MM
Washoe County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,142 $10,706
Washoe County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,681 $10,490
Washoe County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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