Pinon Hills Elementary School

  • Pinon Hills Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (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 75% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • Pinon Hills Elementary School's student population of 337 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pinon Hills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pinon Hills Elementary School is 0.31, which is less 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#29 out of 620 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pinon Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
42%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
82%
33%
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Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pinon Hills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.310.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pinon Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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