9151 Pinewood Hills Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Becker Ernest Middle School serves 1,276 students in grades 6-8.
Becker Ernest Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is equal to the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Becker Ernest Middle School's student population of 1,276 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Becker Ernest Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Becker Ernest Middle School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 671 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
36%
44%
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Black
18%
12%
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White
29%
30%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NV state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NV state average).

How many students attend Becker Ernest Middle School?

1,276 students attend Becker Ernest Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

36% of Becker Ernest Middle School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Becker Ernest Middle School?

Becker Ernest Middle School has a student ration of 27:1, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 18:1.

What grades does Becker Ernest Middle School offer ?

Becker Ernest Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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