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
9 306
10 315
11 282
12 250
UG 45

Sparks High School is a public high school of the Washoe County School District located in Sparks, NV. It has 1,198 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sparks High School is the 57th largest public high school in Nevada and the 4,796th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,198
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,796th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 57th out of 158
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 54th out of 139
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 50th out of 139

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Sparks High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 633
(53%)
12,642
(52%)
 Female 565
(47%)
11,506
(48%)

Sparks High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 823
(69%)
9,669
(40%)
 White 228
(19%)
10,926
(45%)
 Asian 47
(4%)
1,186
(5%)
 Two or More 39
(3%)
1,194
(5%)
 Black 34
(3%)
591
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 17
(1%)
249
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
333
(1%)

Sparks High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 677
(57%)
8,430
(35%)
 Not Eligible 397
(33%)
14,427
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 124
(10%)
1,291
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sparks High School is ranked 39th out of 142 ranked schools in Nevada, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sparks High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.9%) is higher than the state average of 50.9%. 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
2013 1187
2014 1222
2015 1198

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
2013 19.6
2014 18.8
2015 18.6

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
2013 0.60488626790227
2014 0.59328968903437
2015 0.6686143572621

Compare Sparks High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
2,156.8% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 50.9%
 
This School 66.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 1,198 18.6:1  
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