Smithridge Stem Academy

  • Smithridge Stem Academy serves 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Smithridge Stem Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.

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School Overview

  • Smithridge Stem Academy's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smithridge Stem Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smithridge Stem Academy is 0.37, 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#382 out of 660 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
82%
42%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
12%
33%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
1%
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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