Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School

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 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 144 students has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students144 students
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeBurk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:121:1
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School American Indian Students (1997-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
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 (2014-2015)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBurk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNV 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.
0.490.70
Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School Diversity Score (1994-2015)
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 322,624 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 $9,590 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,638 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameClark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
365
9
Number of Students Managed322,6243,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate56%69%
Clark County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue$3,038 MM$40 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$3,053 MM$38 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,590$11,600
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,638$11,281
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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