Southwest Career And Technical Academy

  • Southwest Career And Technical Academy serves 1,462 students in grades 9-13.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Southwest Career And Technical Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 66%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Southwest Career And Technical Academy's student population of 1,462 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students1,462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Career And Technical Academy is ranked within the top 1% 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 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Career And Technical Academy is 0.73, 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#4 out of 620 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
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Asian
40%
6%
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Hispanic
21%
42%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
25%
34%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.730.48
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Graduation Rate≥99%
72%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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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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