Nevada Union High School

  • Nevada Union High School serves 1,732 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Nevada Union High School operates within the Nevada Joint Union High School District.
  • Nevada Joint Union High School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1732 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,732 students
Nevada Union High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Nevada Union High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
Nevada Union High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeNevada Union High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Nevada Union High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Nevada Union High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
Nevada Union High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
54%
Nevada Union High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Nevada Union High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
85%
24%
Nevada Union High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Nevada Union High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNevada Union High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.270.64
Nevada Union High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
26%
50%
Nevada Union High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
8%
9%
Nevada Union High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Nevada Joint Union High School District's student population of 2,964 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,816 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,326 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameNevada Joint Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed2,9641,597
Nevada Joint Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate100%83%
Nevada Joint Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$39 MM$17 MM
Nevada Joint Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$34 MM$18 MM
Nevada Joint Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,816$10,238
Nevada Joint Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,326$10,739
Nevada Joint Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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