Las Vegas High School

6500 E Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89142
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 2,689 students in grades 9-12, Las Vegas High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 44%).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,689 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in NV)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Las Vegas High School's student population of 2,689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Las Vegas High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 692 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Las Vegas High School is 0.43, 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.
This School
State Level (NV)
#586 out of 692 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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8%
28%
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31%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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16:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Las Vegas High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
12%
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White
7%
29%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.43
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93%
82%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Las Vegas High School's ranking?
Las Vegas High School is ranked #586 out of 692 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% NV state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Las Vegas High School?
The graduation rate of Las Vegas High School is 93%, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 82%.
How many students attend Las Vegas High School?
2,689 students attend Las Vegas High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Las Vegas High School students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Las Vegas High School offer ?
Las Vegas High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Las Vegas High School part of?
Las Vegas High School is part of Clark County School District.
In what neighborhood is Las Vegas High School located?
Las Vegas High School is located in the Orchards neighborhood of Las Vegas, NV. There are 2 other public schools located in Orchards.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,689 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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