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Sparks school information

Index Sparks Nevada National
Average Test Scores42%41%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools3049579,221
Total private schools512824,874
Total post-secondary schools2497,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Sparks are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Sparks
  • 82.9% of people in Sparks have completed 8th grade
  • 81.7% of people in Sparks have completed high school
  • 22.6% of people in Sparks have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Sparks

      Index Sparks Nevada National
      Completed 8th grade82.9%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school81.7%81.4%83.0%
      Completed some college58.8%57.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.0%31.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.6%23.2%30.3%
      Completed masters7.2%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%

      Sparks, NV School Districts

      • Washoe County School District
      • Storey County School District

      There are a total of 30 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Sparks. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sparks, NV schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Sparks, NV, an average of 82.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Verdi, NV1,16152%8.3%
      Reno, NV250,90344%9.4%
      Sparks, NV102,89542%13.3%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Las Cruces, NM102,95027%44.6%
      South Bend, IN102,68625%48.9%
      El Cajon, CA103,24939%19.5%
      Burbank, CA103,41156%17.3%
      Rialto, CA103,54930%37.8%
      Sparks, NV102,89542%13.3%
      Source: The Sparks, NV education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.