Durango High School

  • Durango High School serves 2,302 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Durango 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 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2302 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students2,302 students
Durango High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Durango High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Durango High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeDurango High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio24:121:1
Durango High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Durango High School American Indian Students (1995-2014)
Asian
15%
6%
Durango High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
40%
41%
Durango High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
13%
10%
Durango High School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
24%
35%
Durango High School White Students (1994-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Durango High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
7%
6%
Durango High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDurango High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNV 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.
0.750.70
Durango High School Diversity Score (1994-2015)
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.
43%
45%
Durango High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
10%
7%
Durango High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 322,624 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 $9,590 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,638 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameClark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
365
9
Number of Students Managed322,6243,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate56%69%
Clark County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue$3,038 MM$40 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$3,053 MM$38 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,590$11,600
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,638$11,281
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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