Sierra Vista High School

Sierra Vista High School serves 2,317 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Sierra Vista High School operates within the Clark County School District.
Clark County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 2317 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,317 students
Sierra Vista High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Sierra Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Sierra Vista High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Sierra Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 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 25:1 21:1
Sierra Vista High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
17%
6%
Sierra Vista High School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
27%
41%
Sierra Vista High School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
14%
10%
Sierra Vista High School Black Students (2002-2013)
White
29%
35%
Sierra Vista High School White Students (2002-2013)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Sierra Vista High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
10%
6%
Sierra Vista High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.79 0.47
Sierra Vista High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
28%
45%
Sierra Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
8%
8%
Sierra Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

Clark County School District's student population of 320,532 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,893 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,943 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
376
9
Number of Students Managed 320,532 1,349
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 69%
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2014)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM $40 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3,053 MM $38 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 $11,600
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,943 $11,281
Clark County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southwest Career And Techinical Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawrence & Heidi Canarelli Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Judith D Steele Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasJudith D Steele Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 879 students
    1.3 miles
    6995 West Eldorado Ln
    Las VegasNV 89113
    (702)799-2201
    1.3PK-5879
  • Las VegasSouthwest Career And Techinical AcademyMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1499 students
    1.4 miles
    7050 West Shelbourne Av
    Las VegasNV 89113
    (702)799-5766
    1.49-121499
  • Las VegasWayne N Tanaka Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 1022 students
    1.6 miles
    9135 West Maule Ave
    Las VegasNV 89148
    (702)799-2504
    1.6PK-51022
  • Las VegasLawrence & Heidi Canarelli Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1853 students
    1.9 miles
    7808 South Torrey Pines Dr
    Las VegasNV 89139
    (702)799-1340
    1.96-81853
  • Las VegasMark L Fine Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 969 students
    2 miles
    6635 West Cougar Ave
    Las VegasNV 89139
    (702)799-6882
    2PK-5969

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