Jo Mackey Elementary School

  • Jo Mackey Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (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 64% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Jo Mackey Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jo Mackey Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jo Mackey Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. 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#102 out of 620 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jo Mackey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
42%
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Black
38%
11%
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White
7%
33%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jo Mackey Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.640.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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