9371 Iron Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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School Overview

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School's student population of 539 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School is 0.70, 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
#445 out of 684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
44%
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Black
13%
12%
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White
45%
30%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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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 is Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School's ranking?

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%).

What schools are Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School often compared to?

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bilbray James Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).

How many students attend Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School?

539 students attend Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School?

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 18:1.

What grades does Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School offer ?

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School part of?

Scherkenbach William & Mary Elementary School is part of Clark County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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