Desert Pines High School

3800 Harris Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89110
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Pines High School serves 3,231 students in grades 9-12.
Desert Pines High School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,231 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Desert Pines High School's student population of 3,231 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
129 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Pines High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Pines High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#644 out of 684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
76%
44%
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Black
16%
12%
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White
4%
29%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
2%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
74%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Pines High School's ranking?
Desert Pines High School is ranked #644 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Desert Pines High School?
The graduation rate of Desert Pines High School is 74%, which is lower than the Nevada state average of 80%.
How many students attend Desert Pines High School?
3,231 students attend Desert Pines High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Desert Pines High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Desert Pines High School offer ?
Desert Pines High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Desert Pines High School part of?
Desert Pines High School is part of Clark County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,231 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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