Ed W Clark High School

Ed W Clark High School serves 2,885 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Ed W Clark High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2885 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,885 students
Ed W Clark High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Ed W Clark High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Ed W Clark High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less 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 26:1 17:1
Ed W Clark High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
17%
6%
Ed W Clark High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
51%
39%
Ed W Clark High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
10%
Ed W Clark High School Black (1988-2012)
White
15%
38%
Ed W Clark High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ed W Clark High School Sch Ethnicity Ed W Clark 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.
0.68 0.69
Ed W Clark 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.
60%
44%
Ed W Clark 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.
9%
7%
Ed W Clark High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 340,019 students has grown by 43773% 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 (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2005)
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 $4,101,983 $14,943
Clark County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $4,245,846 $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

School Notes:

  • Ed W. Clark High School is a nine-month public high school that is part of the Clark County School District and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • In addition to its standard curriculum, Clark High School is home to three four-year magnet programs: the Academy of Finance; the Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Applied Technology; and the TEACH (Teacher Education at Clark High) program.
  • This is the only High School in the Clark County School District to be named after someone.
  • The Magnet Programs: Academy of Finance:
  • Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Applied Technology:
  • Teacher Education At Clark High:
  • Notable alumni: Jimmy Kimmel, Talk show host and comedian.
  • Recent Athletic Accomplishments: Clark High school won its first state championship since 1993. They are the reigning Nevada state bowling champions for the 2006-2007 year.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Odyssey Charter High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is James Cashman Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vegas Verdes Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las Vegas James Cashman Middle School
    Magnet School
    4622 West Desert Inn Rd
    Las Vegas , NV , 89102
    (702)799-5880
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  1479  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Vegas Vegas Verdes Elementary School
    4000 El Parque Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89102
    (702)799-5960
    0.8  mi  |  541  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Rex Bell Elementary School
    2900 Wilmington Way
    Las Vegas , NV , 89102
    (702)799-5910
    0.9  mi  |  824  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Dr. C Owen Roundy Elementary School
    2755 Mohawk St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89146
    (702)799-5890
    1  mi  |  821  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Elaine Wynn Elementary School
    5655 Edna Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89146
    (702)799-8160
    1.2  mi  |  814  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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