Sparks Middle School

  • Sparks Middle School serves 732 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Sparks Middle School operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 732 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students732 students
Sparks Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sparks Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Sparks Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSparks Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:121:1
Sparks Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sparks Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Sparks Middle School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
75%
41%
Sparks Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
2%
10%
Sparks Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
17%
35%
Sparks Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Sparks Middle School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Sparks Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSparks Middle 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.
0.410.70
Sparks Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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.
63%
45%
Sparks Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
13%
7%
Sparks Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washoe County School District's student population of 65,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,649 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)
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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