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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Academy of Art Careers & Technology is a highly rated, public school located in Reno, NV. It has 524 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
About Academy of Art Careers & Technology...
Address
380 Edison Way
Reno, NV 89502
Telephone
(775) 861-4418

Academy of Art Careers & Technology Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1090
51 responses
Average ACT
23
57 responses
AP Enrollment
34%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$48,815
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$872
National
$949
Median Home Value
$235,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 96 responses
Report
  • FFA/Skills/Prostart/HOSA
    16%
  • PROM
    16%
  • Spirit Weeks
    14%
  • Academy recognition
    13%
  • Dodge ball day
    13%
  • Dances
    9%
  • Spring Fling Week
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
524
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.28 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.28 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,711
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.3%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.38 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.38 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,333/ year
National
$12,239
59%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.39 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.39 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.39 responses
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I applied to the Academy of Art Careers and Technology because of their Career and Technical Education Programs. I am currently a sophomore studying video production and it is a really fun class and I am able to participate in competitions for it that can qualify me for a national competition. The environment here is great. There is no bullying and because we're such a small school, everyone's like one big family and I know almost everyone here. One of my favorite things about my school is the teacher-student connections. There aren't many students here so teachers are able to be more one on one with students and you can build strong relationships with them.
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Had I gone to any other high school, I never would have accomplished all I have. They prepare you through community enrollment with volunteer programs, hands-on field study, and a wide variety of activities. I've been able to take charge of large, school and city scale projects. This has helped me to not only learn how to work with others, but the importance of communication, deadlines, and proposals. This is honestly the best school in the state of Nevada.
My experience at Academy of Arts Career and Technology has been great overall. I’ve gain a lot of hands on knowledge on the field I want to purse my career on. What I love about Academy of Arts Careers and Technology is that it prepares you for your future. You gain a lot of skills not only in your career but skills that you are going to need in the real world. One thing that I would change about my school is add sports programs and also, a music program. For that reason is because both music and sports increase knowledge and health benefits.