Durango High School

7100 West Dewey Dr

Las Vegas, NV 89113-1104

Grades: 9-12

2,246 students

Durango High School serves 2,246 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Durango High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2246 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,246 students
Durango High School Total Students (1994-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Durango High School Total Teachers (1994-2013)
Students by Grade Durango High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 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 26:1 17:1
Durango High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Durango High School American Indian Students (1994-2011)
Asian
13%
6%
Durango High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Hispanic
40%
39%
Durango High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
11%
10%
Durango High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
25%
37%
Durango High School White Students (1994-2013)
Hawaiian
2%
1%
Durango High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Durango High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Durango High 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.
0.75 0.47
Durango High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
38%
42%
Durango High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Durango High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

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)
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 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 Southwest Behavior J/shs (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grant Sawyer Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marion B Earl Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasGrant Sawyer Middle School
    5450 Redwood St
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-5980
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1349 students                      
  • Las VegasMarion B Earl Elementary School
    6650 West Reno Ave
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-8181
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 703 students                      
  • Las VegasFrank Kim Elementary School
    7600 Peace Way
    Las VegasNV 89147
    (702)799-5990
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 552 students                      
  • Las VegasHelen Jydstrup Elementary School
    5150 Duneville St
    Las VegasNV 89118
    (702)799-8140
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 596 students                      
  • Las VegasP A Diskin Elementary School
    4220 South Ravenwood
    Las VegasNV 89147
    (702)799-5930
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 660 students                      

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