Nevada High School

800 W Hickory St
Nevada, MO 64772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Nevada High School serves 790 students in grades 9-12.
Nevada High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 790 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nevada High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Nevada High School's student population of 790 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Nevada High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nevada High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#713 out of 2092 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
91%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nevada High School's ranking?
Nevada High School is ranked #713 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nevada High School?
The graduation rate of Nevada High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Nevada High School?
790 students attend Nevada High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Nevada High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nevada High School?
Nevada High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Nevada High School offer ?
Nevada High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Nevada High School part of?
Nevada High School is part of Nevada R-V School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 790 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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