Southwest Career & Technical High School

7050 W Shelbourne Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89113
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 1,607 students in grades 9-12, Southwest Career & Technical High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 44%).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,607 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in NV)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southwest Career & Technical High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

Southwest Career & Technical High School's student population of 1,607 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,607 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest Career & Technical High School ranks within the top 10% of all 692 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southwest Career & Technical High School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NV)
#42 out of 692 schools
(Top 10%)
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50%
28%
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87%
44%
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50%
26%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
44%
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Black
8%
12%
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White
25%
29%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.77
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≥99%
82%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Career & Technical High School's ranking?
Southwest Career & Technical High School is ranked #42 out of 692 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Nevada.
What schools are Southwest Career & Technical High School often compared to?
Southwest Career & Technical High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sierra Vista High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% NV state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Southwest Career & Technical High School?
The graduation rate of Southwest Career & Technical High School is 99%, which is higher than the Nevada state average of 82%.
How many students attend Southwest Career & Technical High School?
1,607 students attend Southwest Career & Technical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Southwest Career & Technical High School students are Asian, 25% of students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Southwest Career & Technical High School offer ?
Southwest Career & Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Southwest Career & Technical High School part of?
Southwest Career & Technical High School is part of Clark County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,607 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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