Lyal Burkholder Junior High School

  • Lyal Burkholder Junior High School serves 747 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Lyal Burkholder Junior High School operates within the Clark County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 747 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 747 students
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 21:1
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School American Indian Students (2008-2014)
Asian
3%
5%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
35%
41%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
7%
10%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
46%
35%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
8%
6%
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.47
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 324,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,357 in this district is less than the state average of $10,706. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,957 is less than the state average of $10,490. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
368
9
Number of Students Managed 324,146 3,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $2,964 MM $37 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $2,837 MM $36 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,357 $10,706
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,957 $10,490
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HendersonGordon Mccaw Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    0.3 miles
    330 Tin St.
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8930
    0.3PK-5504
  • HendersonNevada State High School
    Grades: 11-12 | 312 students
    0.3 miles
    233 N. Stephanie Street
    HendersonNV 89074
    (702)953-2600
    0.311-12312
  • HendersonUlis Newton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    0.7 miles
    571 Greenway Rd.
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-0500
    0.7PK-5611
  • HendersonRobert L Taylor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    1 miles
    144 Westminster Way
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8950
    1PK-5530
  • HendersonBasic High School
    Grades: 9-13 | 2367 students
    1.1 miles
    400 Palo Verde Dr.
    HendersonNV 89015
    (702)799-8000
    1.19-132367

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!