Rancho High School

1900 Searles Ave,

North Las Vegas, NV, 89101-7045

Tel: (702)799-7000
Grades: 9-12

2,943 students

Rancho High School serves 2,943 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Rancho High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2943 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,943 students
Rancho High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Rancho High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rancho High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 22:1 17:1
Rancho High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
6%
Rancho High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
68%
39%
Rancho High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
10%
Rancho High School Black (1988-2012)
White
13%
38%
Rancho High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rancho High School Sch Ethnicity Rancho 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.
0.51 0.69
Rancho 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.
65%
44%
Rancho 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.
7%
7%
Rancho 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 3,436
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 Biltmore Continuation High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is J D Smith Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C P Squires Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North Las Vegas J D Smith Middle School
    1301 East Tonopah Ave
    North Las Vegas , NV , 89030
    (702)799-7080
    0.5  mi  |  893  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • North Las Vegas C P Squires Elementary School
    1312 East Tonopah Ave
    North Las Vegas , NV , 89030
    (702)799-7169
    0.5  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Walter Bracken Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1200 North 27th St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89101
    (702)799-7095
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Halle Hewetson Elementary School
    701 North 20th St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89101
    (702)799-7896
    0.6  mi  |  938  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Robert Lunt Elementary School
    2701 Harris St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89101
    (702)799-8360
    0.8  mi  |  671  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Teachers in 19 States Allowed to Physically Punish Students
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.