Lyal Burkholder Junior High School

Lyal Burkholder Junior High School serves 802 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 802 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 802 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 23:1 17:1
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
34%
39%
Black
5%
10%
White
45%
38%
All Ethnic Groups Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Lyal Burkholder Junior 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.
0.67 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.
52%
44%
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%

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
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: 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 | 581 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonNevada State High School
    Charter School
    303 South Water St
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)953-2600
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 245 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • HendersonUlis Newton Elementary School
    571 Greenway Rd
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-0500
    0.7 mi | 776 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonRobert L Taylor Elementary School
    144 Westminster Way
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8950
    1 mi | 594 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonBasic High School
    400 Palo Verde Dr
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8000
    1.1 mi | 2389 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Henderson, 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 0.54, which is higher than the Nevada average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Henderson is Liberty High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or national school diversity statistics.