Tonopah High School

Tonopah High School serves 136 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Tonopah High School operates within the Nye County School District.
Nye County School District's 40% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 136 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 136 students
Tonopah High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Tonopah High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Tonopah High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Tonopah High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 21:1
Tonopah High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
5%
1%
Tonopah High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
13%
41%
Tonopah High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
1%
10%
Tonopah High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
81%
35%
Tonopah High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.33 0.70
Tonopah High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
29%
45%
Tonopah High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
10%
8%
Tonopah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Nye County School District's student population of 5,214 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 40% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,034 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nye County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
11
Number of Students Managed 5,214 3,517
Nye County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 40% 69%
Nye County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $74 MM n/a
Nye County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $73 MM n/a
Nye County   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,034 n/a
Nye County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,902 n/a
Nye County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Round Mountain High School (44.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tonopah Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tonopah Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TonopahTonopah Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 191 students
    0.9 miles
    1220 Idaho Circle
    TonopahNV 89049
    (775)482-6644
    0.9PK-8191
  • TonopahTonopah Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 82 students
    0.9 miles
    1220 Idaho Circle
    TonopahNV 89049
    (775)482-6644
    0.96-882
  • GoldfieldGoldfield Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 28 students
    24.2 miles
    5th And Ramsey
    GoldfieldNV 89013
    (775)485-3215
    24.2KG-828
  • SilverpeakSilver Peak Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 12 students
    30.9 miles
    500 Galena St
    SilverpeakNV 89047
    (775)937-2261
    30.9PK-812
  • Round MountainRound Mountain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 152 students
    44.2 miles
    59 Hadley Circle
    Round MountainNV 89045
    (775)377-2236
    44.2PK-5152

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