Lyal Burkholder Junior High School

Lyal Burkholder Junior High School serves 759 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School operates within the Clark County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 759 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 759 students
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 24:1 21:1
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School American Indian Students (2008-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
35%
41%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
5%
10%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
46%
35%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School White Students (2008-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
8%
6%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.66 0.47
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
48%
45%
Lyal Burkholder Junior 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.
9%
8%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Clark County School District's student population of 320,532 students has stayed relatively flat 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)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM $40 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,053 MM $38 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 $11,600
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,943 $11,281
Clark County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Nevada State High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is B Mahlon Brown Junior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gordon Mccaw Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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