1562 E Katie Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Orr William E Middle School serves 931 students in grades 6-8.
Orr William E Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

School Overview

Orr William E Middle School's student population of 931 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
931 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Orr William E Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Orr William E Middle School is 0.66, which is less 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
#613 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
50%
44%
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Black
30%
12%
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White
6%
30%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NV state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NV state average).

How many students attend Orr William E Middle School?

931 students attend Orr William E Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Orr William E Middle School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Orr William E Middle School?

Orr William E Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 18:1.

What grades does Orr William E Middle School offer ?

Orr William E Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 931 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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