Yvonne Shaw Middle School

600 Eagle Canyon Drive
Sparks, NV 89436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Yvonne Shaw Middle School serves 955 students in grades 7-8.
Yvonne Shaw Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Yvonne Shaw Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

Yvonne Shaw Middle School's student population of 955 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students955 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Yvonne Shaw Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Yvonne Shaw Middle School is 0.56, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#158 out of 660 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
20%
43%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
63%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Yvonne Shaw Middle School is Spanish Springs High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lou Mendive Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alyce Savage Taylor Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sparks Spanish Springs High School Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,364 students
    0.3 miles
    1065 Eagle Canyon Drive
    Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 425-7733
    0.3 9-12 2,364
  • Sparks Alyce Savage Taylor Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 738 students
    0.8 miles
    252 Egyptian Way
    Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 425-7700
    0.8 PK-6 738
  • Sparks Jesse Hall Elementery School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 647 students
    0.9 miles
    185 Shelby Drive
    Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 425-7755
    0.9 PK-6 647
  • Sparks Spanish Springs Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 867 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Marilyn Mae Drive
    Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 425-7710
    1.6 PK-6 867
  • Sparks Van Gorder Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 835 students
    2.7 miles
    7650 Campello Drive
    Sparks, NV 89436
    (775) 425-7722
    2.7 PK-6 835

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