Cheyenne High School

  • Cheyenne High School serves 2,110 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cheyenne High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cheyenne High School's student population of 2,110 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cheyenne High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cheyenne High School is 0.65, 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 School Rank (16-17)#177 out of 622 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:121:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
48%
43%
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Black
33%
11%
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White
12%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cheyenne High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.650.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cheyenne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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