Las Vegas High School

Las Vegas High School serves 2,865 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 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%.
Las Vegas High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2865 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,865 students
Las Vegas High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Las Vegas High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Las Vegas 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 0.59 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 25:1 17:1
Las Vegas High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
6%
Las Vegas High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
61%
39%
Las Vegas High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
10%
Las Vegas High School Black (1988-2012)
White
15%
38%
Las Vegas High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Las Vegas High School Sch Ethnicity Las Vegas 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.
0.59 0.47
Las Vegas 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.
52%
44%
Las Vegas 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%
Las Vegas High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

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 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 Students Grades
  • Las Vegas East Career Technical Academy
    Magnet School
    6705 Vegas Valley Dr
    Las Vegas , NV 89142
    (702)799-8888
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  1813  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Las Vegas Dan Goldfarb Elementary School
    1651 Orchard Valley Dr
    Las Vegas , NV 89142
    (702)799-1550
    0.7  mi  |  746  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Kathleen & Tim Harney Middle School
    1580 South Hollywood Blvd
    Las Vegas , NV 89142
    (702)799-3240
    0.8  mi  |  1813  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Vegas Mervin Iverson Elementary School
    1575 South Hollywood Blvd
    Las Vegas , NV 89142
    (702)799-7260
    0.9  mi  |  825  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas John F Mendoza Elementary School
    2000 South Sloan Ln
    Las Vegas , NV 89142
    (702)799-8680
    0.9  mi  |  774  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
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.