Desert Oasis High School

Desert Oasis High School serves 2,056 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Desert Oasis High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2056 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,056 students
Desert Oasis High School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Desert Oasis High School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Desert Oasis High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 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 26:1 17:1
Desert Oasis High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
6%
Desert Oasis High School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
22%
39%
Desert Oasis High School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
13%
10%
Desert Oasis High School Black (2009-2012)
White
37%
38%
Desert Oasis High School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Desert Oasis High School Sch Ethnicity Desert Oasis High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.77 0.47
Desert Oasis High School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
26%
44%
Desert Oasis High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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%
7%
Desert Oasis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 340,019 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
363
9
Number of Students Managed 340,019 2,386
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
Clark County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
Clark County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $14,943
Clark County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $14,309
Clark County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwest Career And Techinical Academy (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lois & Jerry Tarkanian Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles & Phyllis Frias Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Las Vegas, NV public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Nevada average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Las Vegas is Lawrence & Heidi Canarelli Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or national school diversity statistics.