Durango High School

Durango High School serves 2,350 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Durango High School operates within the Clark County School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 2350 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,350 students
Durango High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Durango High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Durango High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Durango High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 25:1 21:1
Durango High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
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.
0.74 0.47
Durango 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.
40%
45%
Durango High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
10%
8%
Durango High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The 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 district revenue/student of $9,893 is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,943 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 69%
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM $40 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3,053 MM $38 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 $11,600
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,943 $11,281
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 Southwest Behavior J/shs (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grant Sawyer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion B Earl Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Las VegasGrant Sawyer Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1254 students5450 Redwood St
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-5980
    0.56-81254
  • Las VegasMarion B Earl Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 707 students6650 West Reno Ave
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-8181
    0.8PK-5707
  • Las VegasFrank Kim Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 591 students7600 Peace Way
    Las VegasNV 89147
    (702)799-5990
    1.4PK-5591
  • Las VegasHelen Jydstrup Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 630 students5150 Duneville St
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-8140
    1.6PK-5630
  • Las VegasHarvey N Dondero Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 708 students4450 South Ridgeville St
    Las VegasNV 89103
    (702)799-5940
    1.8PK-5708

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