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 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,257 students
Western High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Western High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Western High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 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
Western High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Western High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
69%
39%
Western High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
16%
10%
Western High School Black (1988-2013)
White
11%
37%
Western High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic Groups Western High School Sch Ethnicity Western 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.
0.49 0.47
Western High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2013)
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%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 343,906 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 343,906 3,512
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM n/a
District Spending $3,291 MM n/a
Clark County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $0
Clark County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $0
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 Academy For Individualized Study/independent Study (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert O Gibson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ruth Fyfe Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las VegasAcademy For Individualized Study Elementary School
    Alternative School
    4601 West Bonanza
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-8636
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Las VegasAcademy For Individualized Study/independent Study
    Alternative School
    4601 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-8636
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 428 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Las VegasRuth Fyfe Elementary School
    4101 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4191
    0.4 mi | 495 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasRobert O Gibson Middle School
    Magnet School
    3900 West Washington Ave
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4700
    Magnet School

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

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