9135 W. Maule Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89148
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School serves 807 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

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School Overview

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School's student population of 807 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#185 out of 671 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
6%
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Hispanic
29%
43%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
26%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.79 (Top 5%)

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