Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School

  • Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School serves 118 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School's student population of 118 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#230 out of 620 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
68%
42%
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Black
16%
11%
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White
10%
33%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.510.47
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Graduation Rate40-44%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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