Basic High School

Basic High School serves 2,389 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Basic High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,389 students
Basic High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Basic High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Basic High School Students 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 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 17:1
Basic High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
6%
Basic High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
32%
39%
Basic High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
10%
Basic High School Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
38%
Basic High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Basic High School Sch Ethnicity Basic 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.
0.70 0.69
Basic High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
48%
44%
Basic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Basic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 340,019 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
363
9
Number of Students Managed 340,019 3,436
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $4,101,983 $14,943
District Spending / Student $4,245,846 $14,309
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 Nevada State High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lyal Burkholder Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert L Taylor Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Henderson Robert L Taylor Elementary School
    144 Westminster Way
    Henderson , NV , 89015
    (702)799-8950
    0.5  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Henderson Nevada State High School
    Charter School
    303 South Water St
    Henderson , NV , 89015
    (702)953-2600
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Henderson Gordon Mccaw Elementary School
    330 Tin St
    Henderson , NV , 89015
    (702)799-8930
    1  mi  |  581  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Henderson Lyal Burkholder Junior High School
    355 West Van Wagenen
    Henderson , NV , 89015
    (702)799-8080
    1.1  mi  |  802  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Henderson C T Sewell Elementary School
    700 East Lake Mead Dr
    Henderson , NV , 89015
    (702)799-8940
    1.2  mi  |  735  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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