89143 Public Schools

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There are 2 public schools in 89143 Las Vegas, NV, serving 1,242 students.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada state average of 62%.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 17:1.

89143, Nevada Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Las VegasJames Bilbray Elementary School
    9370 Brent Ln
    Las VegasNV89143
    (702)799-4646
    631 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Las Vegas
    William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School
    9371 Iron Mountain Rd
    Las VegasNV89143
    (702)799-3401
    611 students | Gr. PK-5

Zipcode Statistics

AboutZipcode 89143 Zipcode Statistics (NV) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 12,786 people 2,344,858 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 33% 24%
Median Household Income $81,314 $52,591
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Did You Know?
Public schools in zipcode 89143 have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.55, which is lower than the Nevada average of 0.69. The most diverse school in zipcode 89143 is William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or in the USA.