Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed)

  • Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed) serves 206 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 50-59% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

Top Placements

Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed) places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed)'s student population of 206 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students206 students
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers

School Comparison

  • Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed)'s student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pershing County High School (and Alternative Ed) is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#54 out of 620 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:120:1
American Indian
7%
1%
Hispanic
37%
42%
White
51%
33%
Two or more races
5%
6%
Diversity Score0.600.48
Graduation Rate≥90%
80%
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePershing County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lovelock Pershing County Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 122 students
    0.1 miles
    1295 Elmhurst Ave
    Lovelock, NV 89419
    (775)273-1200
    0.1 6-8 122
  • Lovelock Lovelock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 289 students
    0.2 miles
    1100 Harvard Way
    Lovelock, NV 89419
    (775)273-2176
    0.2 PK-5 289
  • Lovelock Imlay Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 10 students
    37.2 miles
    380 Main Street
    Lovelock, NV 89419
    (775)538-7360
    37.2 PK-5 10
  • Fallon E C Best Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 517 students
    51.2 miles
    750 E Williams Avenue
    Fallon, NV 89406
    (775)423-3159
    51.2 2-3 517
  • Fallon Northside Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 39 students
    51.3 miles
    340 Venturacci Lane
    Fallon, NV 89406
    (775)423-3463
    51.3 PK 39

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