Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School

Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School serves 639 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 639 students
Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 19:1 17:1
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
23%
39%
Black
10%
10%
White
51%
38%
All Ethnic Groups Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary 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.
0.66 0.47
Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
36%
44%
Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Sheila R. Tarr  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

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 (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwest Career And Technical Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ernest Becker Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edith Garehime Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las VegasEdith Garehime Elementary School
    3850 Campbell Rd
    Las VegasNV 89129
    (702)799-6000
    0.5 mi | 650 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasEileen Conners Elementary School
    3810 Shadow Peak Dr
    Las VegasNV 89129
    (702)799-1402
    1.1 mi | 851 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasMarc Kahre Elementary School
    7887 West Gowan Rd
    Las VegasNV 89129
    (702)799-4660
    1.9 mi | 525 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las VegasErnest Becker Middle School
    9151 Pinewood Hills Dr
    Las VegasNV 89134
    (702)799-4460
    1.9 mi | 1406 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Las VegasIrwin & Susan Molasky Junior High School
    7801 West Gilmore Ave
    Las VegasNV 89129
    (702)799-3400
    2.1 mi | 1396 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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