Earl Wooster High School

  • Earl Wooster High School serves 1,716 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Earl Wooster High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Earl Wooster High School's student population of 1,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Earl Wooster High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Earl Wooster High School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#74 out of 622 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
61%
42%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
23%
33%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Earl Wooster High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.570.70
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Graduation Rate
84%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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