Durango High School

7100 West Dewey Dr,

Las Vegas, NV, 89113-1104

Tel: (702)799-5850
Grades: 9-12

2,208 students

Durango High School serves 2,208 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Durango High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2208 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,208 students
Durango High School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Durango High School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Durango High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more 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 25:1 17:1
Durango High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
6%
Durango High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
35%
39%
Durango High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
10%
10%
Durango High School Black (1994-2012)
White
28%
38%
Durango High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Durango High School Sch Ethnicity Durango 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.
0.76 0.69
Durango High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
43%
44%
Durango 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.
10%
7%
Durango 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 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 Students Grades
  • Las Vegas Grant Sawyer Middle School
    5450 Redwood St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89118
    (702)799-5980
    0.5  mi  |  1274  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Vegas Marion B Earl Elementary School
    6650 West Reno Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89118
    (702)799-8181
    0.8  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Frank Kim Elementary School
    7600 Peace Way
    Las Vegas , NV , 89147
    (702)799-5990
    1.4  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Helen Jydstrup Elementary School
    5150 Duneville St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89118
    (702)799-8140
    1.6  mi  |  612  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas P A Diskin Elementary School
    4220 South Ravenwood
    Las Vegas , NV , 89147
    (702)799-5930
    1.8  mi  |  706  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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