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2275 18th St

Sparks, NV 89431

(775) 353-5770

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 730

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Sparks Middle School

My son attends Sparks Middle School as an eighth grader. Though this is his first year there, he has made many friends, and gets along well with his teachers. His first term progress report was well above average. The staff are always available when I need to call and his teachers give progress reports ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/20/12

i don't understand your one review about gangs being in the school; but not to fear because it is up to the student. wow. the bad environment is still there lady. and don't you see that out of 100 this school rates only a 37? seems to me the administration and the teachers have their work cut out ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/04/11

My daughter goes to Sparks, let me tell you something, Horrible, This school is less than Unsatisfactory. Is below that by x100. The suspend the student for very dorky reasons, My daughter got suspended because she didn't tuck in her shirt, on the first day of school, didn't know you had to, thought ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/11

sms is awesome for my kid and the teachers are great go to this school now now!

Posted by a parent on 02/22/10

Wow! I am so disappointed in the complaining parents! This is a great school for your kids. They were the only school to get higher scores on the CRT's , while the other schools went down. Not to mention they have uniforms now. Many people refer to this school as ghetto, because of the gang violence,and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/09

I had a daughter go to Sparks MS. I was so disappointed in the school and the teachers and I would not ever recommend this school to parent.

Posted by a parent on 12/21/08

My daughter had been a straight 'A' student until starting SMS this year. When she asks the teacher for help, he passes her by and tells her to ask someone close to her, then, she gets in trouble for talking. We are very disappointed in this school and the teachers, and are looking for a way to get her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/24/07

My Daughter is attending Sparks Middle and she is a straight A student. I would recommend SMS to other parents. Try it out, you will not regret it. The teachers are awesome and you can always stop by the office and be greeted by a friendly staff.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/06

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Test scores for Sparks Middle School

CRT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Sparks Middle School
Washoe County School District
* In 2010-2011 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Sparks schools — Sparks Middle School is located at 2275 18th St, Sparks NV 89431. 2275 18th St is in the 89431 ZIP code in Sparks, NV The school district for Sparks Middle School is the Washoe County School District. Sparks Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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