Sparks Middle School

  • Sparks Middle School serves 755 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • Sparks Middle School's student population of 755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sparks Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sparks Middle School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#494 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
75%
42%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
15%
33%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sparks Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.42n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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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