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 declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,156 students
Walter Johnson Junior High School Total Students (1992-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Walter Johnson Junior High School Total Teachers (1992-2013)
Students by Grade Walter Johnson Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 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
Walter Johnson Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2013)
Asian
5%
6%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
38%
39%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
15%
10%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
34%
37%
Walter Johnson Junior High School White Students (1992-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
7%
5%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Walter Johnson Junior 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.
0.72 0.47
Walter Johnson Junior High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
47%
42%
Walter Johnson Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Walter Johnson Junior High 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 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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  • Las Vegas Helen M Smith Elementary School
    7101 Pinedale Ave
    Las VegasNV 89145
    (702)799-4300
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 512 students                      
  • Las VegasWalter Jacobson Elementary School
    8400 Boseck Dr
    Las VegasNV 89145
    (702)799-4320
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 628 students                      
  • Las VegasO K Adcock Elementary School
    6350 Hyde Ave
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4185
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 581 students                      
  • Las VegasRose Warren Elementary School
    6451 Brandywine Way
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4233
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 679 students                      
  • Las VegasHerbert A Derfelt Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1900 South Lisa Ln
    Las VegasNV 89117
    (702)799-4370
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 598 students                      

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