Bernice Mathews Elementary School

  • Bernice Mathews Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bernice Mathews Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bernice Mathews Elementary School's student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bernice Mathews Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bernice Mathews Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank#558 out of 660 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:120:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
73%
43%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
9%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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