Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School

4560 W. Harmon Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89103

Tel: (702)799-8150
  • Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School serves 144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset 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 144 students has declined by 27% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 144 students
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 9:1 21:1
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School American Indian Students (1994-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
69%
41%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
15%
10%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
12%
35%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School White Students (1994-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset 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.
0.49 0.47
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
54%
45%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
2%
7%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

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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