Mojave High School

Tel: (702)799-0432
Grades: 9-12

2,054 students

Mojave High School serves 2,054 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Mojave High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2054 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,054 students
Mojave High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Mojave High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Mojave 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 0.68 is less 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 24:1 17:1
Mojave High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
6%
Mojave High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
45%
39%
Mojave High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
31%
10%
Mojave High School Black (1997-2012)
White
15%
38%
Mojave High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mojave High School Sch Ethnicity Mojave 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.
0.68 0.69
Mojave High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
62%
44%
Mojave 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.
9%
7%
Mojave 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 (1988-2012)
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 Canyon Springs High School And The Leadership And (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Clifford O Findlay Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raul P Elizondo Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North Las Vegas Raul P Elizondo Elementary School
    4865 Goldfield St
    North Las Vegas , NV , 89031
    (702)799-1730
    0.6  mi  |  655  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • N. Las Vegas Fredric W Watson Elementary School
    5845 North Commerce St
    N. Las Vegas , NV , 89031
    (702)799-7040
    0.7  mi  |  688  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North Las Vegas Jesse D Scott Elementary School
    5700 North Bruce St
    North Las Vegas , NV , 89081
    (702)799-1766
    0.9  mi  |  848  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • N. Las Vegas Clifford O Findlay Middle School
    333 West Tropical Parkway
    N. Las Vegas , NV , 89031
    (702)799-3160
    1  mi  |  1493  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • North Las Vegas Carroll M Johnston Middle School
    5855 Lawrence St
    North Las Vegas , NV , 89081
    (702)799-7001
    1.2  mi  |  1389  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 05, 2010 - PLEASE READ THIS REVIEW AND TAKE IT TO HEART. The quality of learning is greatly disapointing to where the teachers try but often fail in truley teaching their students or even getting them to pay attention. As a student who strives to learn I find that I am refrasing what the teacher is saying so that I can teach myself, that is a sad realization for a young adolescent and makes school seem obsolete. The facilities of Mojave high school are disgusting, appalling is not strong enough of a word. The walls of their bathrooms are filthy and the tiles are often broken, most of the bathroom stalls will not shut, the toilet seats are carved into. I have been their for two years now and there was no progress in correcting this situation. The level of parent involvement is a disgrace a parent can know as much about their child at Mojave as a child accross the country, A child could not even go to mojave and most of their teachers will say they where their. An example I was home sick and only my 4th. period teacher said I was absent, The teacher has to say I was there or I was absent so five people thaught I was in their class, I can't help but feel despondence when I or any other student is treated like a number or an excuse to get extra money from the state, as saying i was there when my parents know i was not. There is no way i would condemn any child to a school such as Mojave High School, not to mention all the armed police not makeing me feel any safer from the students oh so willing to wound or kill others. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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