Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School

  • Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 57% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%.

Top Placements

Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School's student population of 695 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 622 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#183 out of 622 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sheila R. Tarr 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
42%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
44%
33%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.680.70
This chart display the diversity score of Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sheila R. Tarr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sheila R. Tarr 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 NameClark County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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