Richard C. Priest Elementary School
Richard C. Priest Elementary School serves 737 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Richard C. Priest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).
Richard C. Priest Elementary School's student population of 737 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richard C. Priest Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Richard C. Priest Elementary School is 0.65, which is less 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 Data
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#333 out of 671 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education
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