Thurman White Middle School

Thurman White Middle School serves 1,355 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Thurman White Middle School operates within the Clark County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,355 students
Thurman White Middle School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Thurman White Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Thurman White Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Thurman White Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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
Thurman White Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
6%
6%
Thurman White Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
39%
41%
Thurman White Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
12%
10%
Thurman White Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
36%
35%
Thurman White Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Thurman White Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
6%
Thurman White Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.70 0.47
Thurman White Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
39%
45%
Thurman White Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
12%
8%
Thurman White Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Clark County School District's student population of 320,532 students has stayed relatively flat 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)
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

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The nearest high school is Cowan Behavior J/shs (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cowan Behavior J/shs (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cowan Behavior J/shs (0.2 miles away)
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