South Academic Center

  • South Academic Center serves 147 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • South Academic Center's student population of 147 students has grown by 167% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 54% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Academic Center's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Academic Center is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. 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#230 out of 620 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
42%
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Black
47%
11%
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White
14%
33%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.640.47
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Graduation Rate≤20%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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 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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