Sierra Vista High School

  • Sierra Vista High School serves 2,396 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Sierra Vista High School operates within the Clark County School District.
  • Clark County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 68%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2396 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 2,396 students
Sierra Vista High School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Sierra Vista High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Sierra Vista High School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by Grade Sierra Vista High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 21:1
Sierra Vista High School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sierra Vista High School American Indian Students (2002-2014)
Asian
18%
5%
Sierra Vista High School Asian Students (2004-2015)
Hispanic
25%
41%
Sierra Vista High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
16%
10%
Sierra Vista High School Black Students (2004-2015)
White
29%
35%
Sierra Vista High School White Students (2004-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Sierra Vista High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
9%
6%
Sierra Vista High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sierra Vista High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.79 0.47
Sierra Vista High School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
45%
Sierra Vista High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Sierra Vista High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 324,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,449 is higher than the state average of $9,191. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,841 is less than the state average of $11,068. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
368
9
Number of Students Managed 324,146 3,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 68%
Clark County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $3,029 MM $32 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,834 MM $38 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,449 $9,191
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,841 $11,068
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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