Desert Pines High School

Desert Pines High School serves 2,215 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Desert Pines 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 2215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,215 students
Desert Pines High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Desert Pines High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Desert Pines High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Desert Pines High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 21:1
Desert Pines High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Desert Pines High School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
79%
41%
Desert Pines High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
11%
10%
Desert Pines High School Black Students (2001-2014)
White
7%
35%
Desert Pines High School White Students (2001-2014)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Desert Pines 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.
0.36 0.70
Desert Pines High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
65%
45%
Desert Pines 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.
6%
8%
Desert Pines High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Clark County School District's student population of 319,280 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 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
360
9
Number of Students Managed 319,280 3,517
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 69%
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM n/a
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $3,053 MM n/a
Clark County   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 n/a
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,943 n/a
Clark County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Global Community High School At Morris Hall (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morris Behavior Jr/sr High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morris Behavior Jr/sr High School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    (702)799-8850
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    Grades: 6-12 | 66 students
    0.2 miles
    3801 East Washington Ave
    Las VegasNV 89110
    (702)799-8850
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    0.2 miles
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    Las VegasNV 89110
    (702)799-8880
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    0.4 miles
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