Desert Pines High School

  • Desert Pines High School serves 2,279 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Desert Pines 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 2279 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 2,279 students
Desert Pines High School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Desert Pines High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Desert Pines High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Desert Pines High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less 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 23:1 21:1
Desert Pines High School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Desert Pines High School American Indian Students (2003-2007)
Asian
1%
5%
Desert Pines High School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
81%
41%
Desert Pines High School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
11%
10%
Desert Pines High School Black Students (2000-2015)
White
5%
35%
Desert Pines High School White Students (2000-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Desert Pines High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Desert Pines High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Desert Pines 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.
0.33 0.47
Desert Pines High School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
62%
45%
Desert Pines 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.
6%
7%
Desert Pines 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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