Robert L Forbuss Elementary School

8601 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89178
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Robert L Forbuss Elementary School serves 717 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Robert L Forbuss Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 55% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Robert L Forbuss Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

Robert L Forbuss Elementary School's student population of 717 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students717 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert L Forbuss Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Robert L Forbuss Elementary School is 0.79, 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 Testing Rank
#173 out of 671 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
6%
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Hispanic
26%
43%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
31%
32%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
16%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.790.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Robert L Forbuss Elementary School is Sierra Vista High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Don And Dee Snyder Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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