South Academic Center

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Academic Center serves 123 students in grades 6-12.
South Academic Center 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South Academic Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

South Academic Center's student population of 123 students has grown by 434% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 80% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

South Academic Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Academic Center is 0.69, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#658 out of 660 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
29%
43%
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Black
45%
11%
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White
15%
32%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Academic Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score
0.690.70
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Graduation Rate
<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Academic Center is Southeast Career Technical Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thurman White Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harriet Treem Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Vegas Southeast Career Technical Academy Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,779 student
    0.3 miles
    5710 Mountain Vista St.
    Las Vegas, NV 89120
    (702) 799-7500
    0.3 9-12 1,779
  • Henderson Harriet Treem Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 621 students
    0.8 miles
    1698 Patrick Ln.
    Henderson, NV 89014
    (702) 799-8760
    0.8 PK-5 621
  • Henderson Thurman White Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,672 student
    0.8 miles
    1661 Galleria Dr.
    Henderson, NV 89014
    (702) 799-0770
    0.8 6-8 1,672
  • Las Vegas Cowan Academic Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 72 students
    0.9 miles
    5300 E. Russell Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89122
    (702) 799-6380
    0.9 6-12 72
  • Las Vegas Cowan Sunset Southeast High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-12 | 57 students
    0.9 miles
    5300 E. Russell Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89122
    (702) 799-6370
    0.9 8-12 57

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