Turning Point

350 Hunter Lake Dr
Reno, NV 89509
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Turning Point serves 37 students in grades 1-12.
Turning Point placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Turning Point ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

Turning Point's student population of 37 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Total Students
37 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Turning Point is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Turning Point is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#425 out of 684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
27%
44%
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Black
8%
12%
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White
57%
29%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
<50%
82%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Turning Point's ranking?
Turning Point is ranked #425 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
What schools are Turning Point often compared to?
Turning Pointis often viewed alongside schools like Washoe Inspire Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Turning Point?
The graduation rate of Turning Point is 50%, which is lower than the Nevada state average of 82%.
How many students attend Turning Point?
37 students attend Turning Point.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Turning Point students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Turning Point offer ?
Turning Point offers enrollment in grades 1-12
What school district is Turning Point part of?
Turning Point is part of Washoe County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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