Western High School

Western High School serves 2,513 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Western High School operates within the Clark County School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 2513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,513 students
Western High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Western High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 24:1 21:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Western High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
69%
41%
Western High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
16%
10%
Western High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
10%
35%
Western High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Western High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Western High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.47
Western High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
66%
45%
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
7%
8%
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 319,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,893 is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,943 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
376
9
Number of Students Managed 319,280 1,349
Clark County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 69%
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,038 MM $40 MM
Clark County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3,053 MM $38 MM
Clark County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,893 $11,600
Clark County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,943 $11,281
Clark 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 Academy For Individualized Study/independent Study (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert O Gibson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ruth Fyfe Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las VegasAcademy For Individualized Study/independent Study
    Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 612 students4601 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-8636
    07-12612
  • Las VegasRuth Fyfe Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 512 students4101 West Bonanza Rd
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4191
    0.4PK-5512
  • Las VegasRobert O Gibson Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1233 students3900 West Washington Ave
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4700
    0.56-81233
  • Las VegasE W Griffith Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 612 students324 Essex Dr
    Las VegasNV 89107
    (702)799-4200
    0.6PK-5612
  • Las VegasJ T Mcwilliams Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 689 students1315 Hiawatha Rd
    Las VegasNV 89108
    (702)799-4770
    0.7PK-5689

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