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Smith Valley Schools (leave a review)
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+1 (775) 465-2332

20 Day Lane

Smith, Nevada


About Smith Valley Schools
Prekindergarten - 12th Grade

Smith Valley Schools is one of 19 schools in the Lyon County School District of Nevada.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 203 students - compared to other schools in Nevada, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Smith Valley Schools, the average teaching salary of $56,289 is lower than the Nevada state average of $56,908.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Smith Valley Schools 203$11,98912$56,2890.44
Yerington High School (15.73 miles) 367$10,16617$57,7550.66
Yerington Intermediate School (15.77 miles) 373$10,38818$61,7170.63
Yerington Elementary School (16.02 miles) 469$9,88813$53,5250.64
Coleville High (18.97 miles) 66$23,71110$64,5900.61
Sawtooth Ridge Community (18.97 miles) 33$65,8150.67

Smith Valley Schools

Number of pupils203
Funding per pupil$11,989
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$56,289
Diversity index0.44

Yerington High School (15.73 miles)

Number of pupils367
Funding per pupil$10,166
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$57,755
Diversity index0.66

Yerington Intermediate School (15.77 miles)

Number of pupils373
Funding per pupil$10,388
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$61,717
Diversity index0.63

Yerington Elementary School (16.02 miles)

Number of pupils469
Funding per pupil$9,888
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$53,525
Diversity index0.64

Coleville High (18.97 miles)

Number of pupils66
Funding per pupil$23,711
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$64,590
Diversity index0.61

Sawtooth Ridge Community (18.97 miles)

Number of pupils3
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher3
Average teacher salary$65,815
Diversity index0.67
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Nevada
There are 690 schools in Nevada. Rankings don't always go up to 690 because some schools have missing data.
512thlargest school
487thhighest number of FTE teachers
139thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
271sthighest average teaching salary
482ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
209thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
505thhighest diversity index
93rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade - 2nd Grade: 4 hours

3rd Grade - 6th Grade: 5 hours

7th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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