Basic High School

  • Basic High School serves 2,367 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Basic High School operates within the Clark County School District.
  • Clark County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 68%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2367 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 2,367 students
Basic High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Basic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Basic High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Basic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 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
Basic High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Basic High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
5%
5%
Basic High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
33%
41%
Basic High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
12%
10%
Basic High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
44%
35%
Basic High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Basic High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
5%
6%
Basic High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Basic 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.
0.68 0.47
Basic High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
41%
45%
Basic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
8%
7%
Basic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 324,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,449 is higher than the state average of $9,191. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,841 is less than the state average of $11,068. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
368
9
Number of Students Managed 324,146 3,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 68%
Clark County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,029 MM $32 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,834 MM $38 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,449 $9,191
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,841 $11,068
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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