Spanish Springs High School

  • Spanish Springs High School serves 2,315 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Spanish Springs High School operates within the Washoe County School District.
  • Washoe County School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,315 students
Spanish Springs High School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %Spanish Springs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
Spanish Springs High School Total Teachers (2004-2015)
Students by GradeSpanish Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:121:1
Spanish Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Spanish Springs High School American Indian Students (2004-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Spanish Springs High School Asian Students (2004-2015)
Hispanic
29%
41%
Spanish Springs High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
2%
10%
Spanish Springs High School Black Students (2004-2015)
White
60%
35%
Spanish Springs High School White Students (2004-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Spanish Springs High School Hawaiian Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
5%
6%
Spanish Springs High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSpanish Springs High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.560.70
Spanish Springs High School Diversity Score (2004-2015)
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.
22%
45%
Spanish Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2015)
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.
5%
7%
Spanish Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washoe County School District's student population of 65,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,649 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,796 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWashoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
106
9
Number of Students Managed65,4913,473
Washoe County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate54%69%
Washoe County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$627 MM$40 MM
Washoe County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$637 MM$38 MM
Washoe County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,649$11,600
Washoe County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,796$11,281
Washoe County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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