6350 W Washburn Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
May Ernest Elementary School serves 553 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
May Ernest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

May Ernest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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School Overview

May Ernest Elementary School's student population of 553 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

May Ernest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 May Ernest Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#107 out of 671 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
44%
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Black
13%
12%
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White
34%
30%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is May Ernest Elementary School's ranking?

May Ernest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NV state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NV state average).

How many students attend May Ernest Elementary School?

553 students attend May Ernest Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

37% of May Ernest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of May Ernest Elementary School?

May Ernest Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 18:1.

What grades does May Ernest Elementary School offer ?

May Ernest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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