Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School

4560 West Harmon Ave

Las Vegas, NV 89103-6619

Tel: (702)799-8150
Grades 9-12
225 students
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School serves 225 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School operates within the Clark County School District.
Clark County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 225 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 225 students
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 21:1
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
70%
41%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
13%
10%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
10%
35%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School White Students (1995-2014)
Two or more races
5%
6%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.47
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
45%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Clark County School District's student population of 320,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,893 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,943 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
376
9
Number of Students Managed 320,532 1,349
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 69%
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM $40 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $3,053 MM $38 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 $11,600
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,943 $11,281
Clark County   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southwest Behavior J/shs (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Cashman Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joseph E Thiriot Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasJoseph E Thiriot Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
    1 miles
    5700 West Harmon Ave
    Las VegasNV 89103
    (702)799-2550
    1PK-5660
  • Las VegasHelen Jydstrup Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    1.3 miles
    5150 Duneville St
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-8140
    1.3PK-5630
  • Las VegasHarvey N Dondero Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
    1.5 miles
    4450 South Ridgeville St
    Las VegasNV 89103
    (702)799-5940
    1.5PK-5708
  • Las VegasJames Cashman Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1580 students
    1.5 miles
    4622 West Desert Inn Rd
    Las VegasNV 89102
    (702)799-5880
    1.56-81580
  • Las VegasSouthwest Behavior J/shsAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 68 students
    1.7 miles
    6480 Fairbanks Rd
    Las VegasNV 89103
    (702)799-5904
    1.76-1268

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