Sparks High School



Sparks High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sparks High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 283
10 311
11 281
12 245
UG 13

Sparks High School is a public high school of the Washoe County School District located in Sparks, NV. It has 1,133 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sparks High School is the 56th largest public high school in Nevada and the 5,068th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,133
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.5

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Sparks High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 580
(51%)
12,061
(51%)
 Female 553
(49%)
11,425
(49%)

Sparks High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 782
(69%)
8,759
(37%)
 White 227
(20%)
11,282
(48%)
 Asian 48
(4%)
1,190
(5%)
 Two or More 34
(3%)
1,055
(4%)
 Black 22
(2%)
645
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
369
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
186
(1%)

Sparks High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 534
(47%)
7,638
(33%)
 Not Eligible 479
(42%)
14,424
(61%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(11%)
1,424
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sparks High School is ranked 37th out of 0 ranked schools in Nevada, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sparks High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is higher than the state average of 42.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sparks High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1133
2006 1177
2008 1102
2009 1146
2010 1170
2011 1180
2012 1133

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 19.1
2008 17.5
2009 19.1
2010 18.9
2011 18.9
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40688437775816
2006
2008 0.48003629764065
2009 0.54537521815009
2010 0.65470085470085
2011 0.59745762711864
2012 0.57722859664607

Compare Sparks High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
2,176.8% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 57.7%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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