M J Christensen Elementary School

  • M J Christensen Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • M J Christensen Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • M J Christensen Elementary School's student population of 579 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • M J Christensen Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of M J Christensen Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank#212 out of 660 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
6%
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Hispanic
34%
43%
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Black
10%
11%
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White
37%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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