Desert Willow Secondary

  • Desert Willow Secondary serves 14 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 58%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Nevada state average of 66%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Desert Willow Secondary placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68%.

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School Overview

  • Desert Willow Secondary's student population of 14 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students14 students
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School Comparison

  • Desert Willow Secondary is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 627 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The diversity score of Desert Willow Secondary is 0.60, 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 (13-14)#425 out of 627 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
66%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a21:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
14%
43%
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Black
35%
11%
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White
51%
32%
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Two or more races
n/a
6%
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Diversity Score0.600.70
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Graduation Rate<50%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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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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