Silver Lake Elementary School

  • Silver Lake Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Silver Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Silver Lake Elementary School's student population of 558 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silver Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Silver Lake Elementary School is 0.61, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank#204 out of 660 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:120:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
35%
43%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
52%
32%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silver Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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