Northwest Career And Technical Academy

  • Northwest Career And Technical Academy serves 1,842 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Northwest Career And Technical Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Northwest Career And Technical Academy's student population of 1,842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Career And Technical Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Career And Technical Academy 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 School Rank (16-17)#7 out of 622 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:121:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
43%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
33%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score0.730.70
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Graduation Rate≥99%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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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