5300 E. Russell Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cowan Academic Center serves 72 students in grades 6-12.
Cowan Academic Center 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Cowan Academic Center's student population of 72 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Cowan Academic Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cowan Academic Center is 0.63, 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 Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#669 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
51%
43%
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Black
33%
11%
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White
8%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
<50%
82%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 72 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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