4560 W Harmon Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Academic Center J-shs serves 54 students in grades 6-12.
South Academic Center J-shs 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 70% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

South Academic Center J-shs's student population of 54 students has declined by 63% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
54 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

South Academic Center J-shs is ranked within the bottom 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 South Academic Center J-shs is 0.66, 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
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#667 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
44%
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Black
42%
12%
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White
13%
30%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
<50%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
71%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 54 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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