South Academic Center J-shs

4560 W Harmon Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
South Academic Center J-shs serves 26 students in grades 6-12.
South Academic Center J-shs placed in the top 20% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 26 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Academic Center J-shs ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

South Academic Center J-shs's student population of 26 students has declined by 68% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
26 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 top 20% 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 South Academic Center J-shs is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#113 out of 684 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
42%
44%
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Black
23%
12%
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White
23%
29%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
12%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
<50%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Academic Center J-shs's ranking?
South Academic Center J-shs is ranked #113 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Academic Center J-shs?
The graduation rate of South Academic Center J-shs is 50%, which is lower than the Nevada state average of 80%.
How many students attend South Academic Center J-shs?
26 students attend South Academic Center J-shs.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of South Academic Center J-shs students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 23% of students are White, and 12% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does South Academic Center J-shs offer ?
South Academic Center J-shs offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is South Academic Center J-shs part of?
South Academic Center J-shs is part of Clark County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 26 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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