Thurman White Middle School

  • Thurman White Middle School serves 1,576 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 43% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Thurman White Middle School's student population of 1,576 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thurman White Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thurman White Middle School is 0.71, 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#359 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
42%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
30%
33%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.710.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Thurman White Middle School is Cowan Academic Center (0.2 miles away)
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