Lyal Burkholder Junior High School

Lyal Burkholder Junior High School serves 756 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 756 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 756 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 22:1 17:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
34%
39%
Black
5%
10%
White
48%
37%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
8%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.65 0.47
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.
50%
42%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 342,488 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
372
9
Number of Students Managed 342,488 3,501
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $14,943
District Spending / Student $10,521 $14,309
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 Nevada State High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is B Mahlon Brown Junior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gordon Mccaw Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HendersonGordon Mccaw Elementary School
    330 Tin St
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8930
    0.3 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonNevada State High School
    Charter School
    233 North Stephanie St
    HendersonNV 89074
    (702)953-2600
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 226 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • HendersonUlis Newton Elementary School
    571 Greenway Rd
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-0500
    0.7 mi | 705 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonRobert L Taylor Elementary School
    144 Westminster Way
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8950
    1 mi | 517 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonBasic High School
    400 Palo Verde Dr
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8000
    1.1 mi | 2286 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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