Desert Pines High School

Desert Pines High School serves 2,231 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Desert Pines High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2231 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,231 students
Desert Pines High School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Desert Pines High School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Desert Pines High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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
Desert Pines High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
6%
Desert Pines High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
80%
39%
Desert Pines High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
9%
10%
Desert Pines High School Black (2000-2012)
White
6%
38%
Desert Pines High School White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Desert Pines High School Sch Ethnicity Desert Pines 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.
0.35 0.76
Desert Pines High School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
74%
44%
Desert Pines High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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%
Desert Pines High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

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 3,447
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 n/a
Clark County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,291 MM n/a
Clark County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $0
Clark County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $0
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 Global Community High School At Morris Hall (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Morris Behavior Jr/sr High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morris Behavior Jr/sr High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las Vegas Morris Sunset East High School
    Alternative School
    3801 East Washington Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89110
    (702)799-8880
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Las Vegas Morris Behavior Jr/sr High School
    Alternative School
    3801 East Washington Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89110
    (702)799-8850
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Las Vegas Global Community High School At Morris Hall
    Alternative School
    3801 East Washington Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89110
    (702)799-8850
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Las Vegas Oran K Gragson Elementary School
    555 North Honolulu
    Las Vegas , NV , 89110
    (702)799-7330
    0.4  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas Juvenile Detention 3-5
    Alternative School
    601 North Pecos 70
    Las Vegas , NV , 89101
    (702)455-5230
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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