Spanish Springs High School is located in Sparks, NV and is one of 117 schools in Washoe County School District. It is a public school that serves 2389 students in grades 8-12. See Spanish Springs High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Spanish Springs High School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Nevada average is 20 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
I love our school although it is a little over crowded. The kids go all out for spirit day and for games. Our homecoming was a couple of weeks ago. We spent 2 weeks looking for purple tutu's, purple and black tights, and a lot of the kids made their own designs on purple t-shirts. Most of the teachers are great, some not so great. There is a great diversity among races in the school, which I like because we teach our kids not to be prejudice. There is a lot of communication that comes to us via email and phone calls.
im not a fan of Spanish Springs. i think the teachers don't care whether the students fail or succed. There just there to do there job not to encourage just to teach and they feel the students aren't important. The teachers also descriminate against race.
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About the HSPE
What is it?
The High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading, math and writing in grade 10. Students can retake the test in grade 11 if they do not pass in grade 10.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at four levels: emergent/developing, approaches standard, meets standard, or exceeds standard. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
TestRating 7 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Nevada, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2007 HSPE Results and CRT Results for all subjects tested.more...