271 Leisure Cir
Henderson, NV 89074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gibson James Elementary School serves 494 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gibson James Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than 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 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gibson James Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gibson James Elementary School's student population of 494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Gibson James Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Gibson James Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
#156 out of 671 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
44%
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Black
8%
12%
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White
40%
30%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gibson James Elementary School's ranking?

Gibson James Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NV state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NV state average).

How many students attend Gibson James Elementary School?

494 students attend Gibson James Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

40% of Gibson James Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gibson James Elementary School?

Gibson James Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 18:1.

What grades does Gibson James Elementary School offer ?

Gibson James Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

School Reviews

5   2/21/2019
you guys are the best school i want to. you guy just have to work on your food. some times it is not good some times it is good your brefest is good and the school is safe so you guys are fine i love this school i am going to miss it i am going to greenspun next year i am in fith grade my name is brooklyn edmondson in miss french class
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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