6500 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89142
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Las Vegas High School serves 2,936 students in grades 9-12.
Las Vegas High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Las Vegas High School's student population of 2,936 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,936 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
122 teachers
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School Rankings

Las Vegas High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Las Vegas High School is 0.48, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#576 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
71%
43%
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Black
10%
11%
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White
10%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
93%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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