Walter Johnson Junior High School

Walter Johnson Junior High School serves 1,156 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Walter Johnson Junior High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1156 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,156 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 24:1 17:1
Asian
5%
6%
Hispanic
38%
39%
Black
15%
10%
White
34%
37%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
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.
0.72 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.
47%
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.
12%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 342,488 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 342,488 3,501
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 Bonanza High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Frank F Garside Junior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Helen M Smith Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las VegasHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Helen M Smith Elementary School
    7101 Pinedale Ave
    Las VegasNV 89145
    (702)799-4300
    0.5 mi | 512 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasWalter Jacobson Elementary School
    8400 Boseck Dr
    Las VegasNV 89145
    (702)799-4320
    0.8 mi | 628 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasO K Adcock Elementary School
    6350 Hyde Ave
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4185
    1.6 mi | 581 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasRose Warren Elementary School
    6451 Brandywine Way
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4233
    1.6 mi | 679 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasHerbert A Derfelt Elementary School
    1900 South Lisa Ln
    Las VegasNV 89117
    (702)799-4370
    1.6 mi | 598 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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