Whitney Elementary School

Whitney Elementary School serves 573 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Whitney Elementary School operates within the Clark County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 573 students
Whitney Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Whitney Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Whitney Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Whitney Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 21:1
Whitney Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Whitney Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
55%
41%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
18%
10%
Whitney Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
19%
35%
Whitney Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
4%
1%
Whitney Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Whitney Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.63 0.47
Whitney Elementary 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.
77%
45%
Whitney Elementary 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.
6%
8%
Whitney Elementary 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cowan Behavior J/shs (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Francis H Cortney Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sister Robert Joseph Bailey Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Las VegasSister Robert Joseph Bailey Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 830 students
    0.7 miles
    4525 Jimmy Durante Blvd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-7510
    0.7PK-5830
  • Las VegasFrancis H Cortney Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1266 students
    0.8 miles
    5301 East Hacienda Ave
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-2400
    0.86-81266
  • Las VegasCynthia Cunningham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 770 students
    1.1 miles
    4145 Jimmy Durante
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-8780
    1.1PK-5770
  • Las VegasCowan Behavior J/shsAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 51 students
    1.3 miles
    5300 East Russell Rd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-6380
    1.36-1251
  • Las VegasCowan Sunset Southeast High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 81 students
    1.3 miles
    5300 East Russell Rd
    Las VegasNV 89122
    (702)799-6370
    1.38-1281

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