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School Info

General Information

Population: 429 Grades: Preschool through 5th grade

Staff: 45

Based on 2014-2015 Information


Transiency Rate: 20.1%

Student Attendance: 94.6%

Parent Involvement: 97%

Students retained:

Incidents of school violence: 0 Free  

Reduced Meals: 50.6%

Teacher Attendance Rate: 90.8%

Teachers with Master's Degree: 36%

Teachers with 10 or more years experience: 51%

Pupil/Teacher Ratios by Grade Level

  • Pre-K: 20:1
  • K - 21:1
  • 1 - 21:1
  • 2 - 21:1
  • 3 - 22:1
  • 4 - 30:1
  • 5 - 18:1

Curriculum and Special Programs

We have critical content from kindergarten through fifth grade in the areas of reading, language arts, and math. Click here for the link to critical content.

Our school uses Balanced Literacy to teach reading and language arts. This program consists of several components including: read aloud, shared reading, guided reading, independent reading, directed reading/book clubs, interactive writing, interactive editing, directed writing/writer's workshop, and independent writing. The strategies we use are from the CELL/EXLL program. You can find out more information by clicking on the CELL/EXLL link on the left-hand side of this page.

Our math program is Eureka Math. This math program is one of the first fully aligned to the Nevada Academic Content Standards. Eureka Math connects math to the real world in ways that take the fear out of math and build student confidence—while helping students achieve true understanding lesson by lesson and year after year. The program was created by teachers from across the country. Click here to find more information concerning Eureka Math. We also utilized ST (Spatial Temporal) Math. Students refer to it as Jiji. Student utilize Chromebooks, or desktop computers to work through the program twice a week. 

Special Programs Offered:

  • Special Education
  • Intensive Reading Instruction
  • Speech and Language
  • English as a Second Language
  • Full Day Kindergarten
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  •  Art/Music/P.E./Computer Classes
  • Ratio of students to computers: 2:1

Jack's Valley per pupil expenditure total = $10,774.00

Student Handbook

Student Handbook

Mission Statement

"The Jacks Valley Elementary School community will ensure each student a path to a bright future through continuous academics in a safe, kind, motivating, and positive environment. "