Spanish Springs High School

  • Spanish Springs High School serves 2,381 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Spanish Springs High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

Top Placements

Spanish Springs High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • Spanish Springs High School's student population of 2,381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spanish Springs High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spanish Springs High School is 0.58, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#35 out of 622 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
35%
42%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
55%
33%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spanish Springs High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.580.70
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Graduation Rate
89%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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