South Continuation J/shs

  • South Continuation J/shs serves 23 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South Continuation J/shs placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 66%.

Top Placements

South Continuation J/shs places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • South Continuation J/shs's student population of 23 students has declined by 77% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students23 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Continuation J/shs is ranked within the top 50% of all 620 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Continuation J/shs is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#230 out of 620 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
31%
42%
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Black
30%
10%
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White
31%
34%
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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 Continuation J/shs.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.720.48
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Graduation Rate<50%
72%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Continuation J/shs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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