3975 S Sandhill Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Discovery Charter School Sandhill serves 111 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Discovery Charter School Sandhill 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 20-29% (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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Discovery Charter School Sandhill's student population of 111 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Discovery Charter School Sandhill 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 Discovery Charter School Sandhill is 0.67, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#428 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
44%
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Black
19%
12%
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White
22%
30%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
37%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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