A Small School Community.
See the Sierra Nevada Charter School Difference!
Welcome to SNACS, Nevada’s first charter school and a transformative K-12 educational community. All across our state-of-the-art campus, you will find students actively engaged in expeditionary learning, charting their own course, and pursuing their personal passions surrounded by the support of dedicated faculty and staff.
Ready to learn more about this very special school?
Public charter schools like SNACS combine the best of inclusive, accessible learning with a personalized, challenging, and community-based curriculum. Learn more about our innovative K-12 charter school curriculum built on PLAY (Promoting Learning and Accountability in Youth).LEARN MORE
Mission and Vision
See what drives and inspires us and how we see our role in the lives of our students and their community.LEARN MORE
Founded as Nevada’s very first charter school, SNACS still sets the standard for expeditionary learning in our state. See how our school has grown alongside our students—and celebrate the opening of our new High School program!LEARN MORE
It takes time, training, and true dedication to create a truly personalized learning experience filled with choices for every single child. Meet the amazing faculty and staff that make the cutting-edge SNACS curriculum and close-knit community possible.LEARN MORE
SNACS is proud of the high quality of our educational experience and of our many state and national accreditations.LEARN MORE
Diversity And Inclusivity
46.73% of SNACS students identify as students of color, a rich diversity that reflects the vibrant Reno community that surrounds us. Learn more about how SNACS fosters respect and close connections across the different cultures and life experiences within our school.See SNACS Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Statement
Every student is seen and safe at SNACS. Explore our bullying prevention programs and anti-bullying policies.LEARN MORE
Do you want to inspire children and families, spark lifelong learning, and transform lives? Join the SNACS team.