Whitney Elementary School

Whitney Elementary School serves 563 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Whitney Elementary School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 563 students
Whitney Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Whitney Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Whitney Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 18:1 17:1
Whitney Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Whitney Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2010)
Asian
2%
6%
Whitney Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
58%
39%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
17%
10%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
19%
37%
Whitney Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Whitney Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
5%
Whitney Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Whitney Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.47
Whitney Elementary 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.
79%
42%
Whitney Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Whitney Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $14,943
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $14,309
Clark County   School District 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 Cowan Behavior J/shs (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Francis H Cortney Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sister Robert Joseph Bailey Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasSister Robert Joseph Bailey Elementary School
    4525 Jimmy Durante Blvd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-7510
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 800 students                      
  • Las VegasFrancis H Cortney Junior High School
    5301 East Hacienda Ave
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-2400
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1227 students                      
  • Las VegasCynthia Cunningham Elementary School
    4145 Jimmy Durante
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-8780
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 815 students                      
  • Las VegasCowan Behavior J/shs
    Alternative School
    5300 East Russell Rd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-6380
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 57 students                      
  • Las VegasCowan Sunset Southeast High School
    Alternative School
    5300 East Russell Rd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-6370
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 89 students                      

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