Silverado High School

Silverado High School serves 2,327 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Silverado High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2327 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,327 students
Silverado High School Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Silverado High School Total Classroom Teachers (1995-2012)
Students by Grade Silverado High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 17:1
Silverado High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1995-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
6%
Silverado High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
27%
39%
Silverado High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
7%
10%
Silverado High School Black (1995-2012)
White
43%
38%
Silverado High School White (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Silverado High School Sch Ethnicity Silverado 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.
0.71 0.76
Silverado High School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
25%
44%
Silverado 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.
6%
7%
Silverado 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 2,386
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
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 Nevada Virtual Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jack Lund Schofield Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roger D Gehring Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las Vegas Roger D Gehring Elementary School
    1155 East Richmar Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89123
    (702)799-6899
    0.6  mi  |  706  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Jack Lund Schofield Middle School
    8625 Spencer St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89123
    (702)799-2290
    0.7  mi  |  1306  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Vegas Nevada Virtual Academy
    Charter School
    8965 South Eastern Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89123
    (702)407-7001
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  3573  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Las Vegas Roberta C Cartwright Elementary School
    1050 East Gary Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89123
    (702)799-1350
    0.8  mi  |  731  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Coral Academy Of Science Las Vegas
    Charter School
    8185 Tamarus St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89123
    (702)269-8512
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  1160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 25, 2011 - This is probably one of the worst high schools you could enroll your child in. I would most deffinately never reccommend this school to ANYONE! There are always drugs floating around, and people doing bad things. The bathrooms are filthy, there is barely ever soap and paper towels. Most of the teachers really do not care about our education, and are quiet rude. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended January 10, 2011 - Silverado administrative staff is a nightmare from hell. We were warned by one of the counselor's about the academic and athletic programs. Overall the entire school is a nightmare. - Posted by Parent

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