Las Vegas High School

Las Vegas High School serves 2,973 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 63%.
Las Vegas High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2973 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,973 students
Las Vegas High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Las Vegas High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Las Vegas High School Student 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 0.55 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
Las Vegas High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Las Vegas High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Las Vegas High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
65%
39%
Las Vegas High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
9%
10%
Las Vegas High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
15%
37%
Las Vegas High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Las Vegas High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Las Vegas High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.55 0.47
Las Vegas High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
45%
42%
Las Vegas High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Las Vegas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 342,488 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,164 is less than the state average of $14,943. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,521 is less than the state average of $14,309. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
372
9
Number of Students Managed 342,488 3,501
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $14,943
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $14,309
Clark County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Career Technical Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kathleen & Tim Harney Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dan Goldfarb Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasEast Career Technical Academy
    Magnet School
    6705 Vegas Valley Dr
    Las VegasNV 89142
    (702)799-8888
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1786 students                      
  • Las VegasDan Goldfarb Elementary School
    1651 Orchard Valley Dr
    Las VegasNV 89142
    (702)799-1550
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 729 students                      
  • Las VegasKathleen & Tim Harney Middle School
    1580 South Hollywood Blvd
    Las VegasNV 89142
    (702)799-3240
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1875 students                      
  • Las VegasMervin Iverson Elementary School
    1575 South Hollywood Blvd
    Las VegasNV 89142
    (702)799-7260
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 845 students                      
  • Las VegasJohn F Mendoza Elementary School
    2000 South Sloan Ln
    Las VegasNV 89142
    (702)799-8680
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 848 students                      

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