Nevada State High School Henderson

  • Nevada State High School Henderson serves 296 students in grades 11-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nevada State High School Henderson placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Nevada State High School Henderson places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • Nevada State High School Henderson's student population of 296 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nevada State High School Henderson is ranked within the top 20% 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 Nevada State High School Henderson is 0.59, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank#77 out of 660 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
6%
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Hispanic
21%
43%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
60%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada State High School Henderson and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState-Sponsored Charter Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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