Western High School

Western High School serves 2,257 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Western High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2257 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,257 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
69%
39%
Black
16%
10%
White
11%
37%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.49 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.
63%
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 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
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
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 Academy For Individualized Study/independent Study (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert O Gibson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ruth Fyfe Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasAcademy For Individualized Study/independent Study
    Alternative School
    4601 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-8636
    Alternative School

    0 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 428 students                      
  • Las VegasAcademy For Individualized Study Elementary School
    Alternative School
    4601 West Bonanza
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-8636
    Alternative School

    0 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • Las VegasRuth Fyfe Elementary School
    4101 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4191
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 495 students                      
  • Las VegasRobert O Gibson Middle School
    Magnet School
    3900 West Washington Ave
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4700
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1227 students                      
  • Las VegasE W Griffith Elementary School
    324 Essex Dr
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4200
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 637 students                      

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