Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School

  • Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School serves 807 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68%.

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School Overview

  • Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School's student population of 807 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students807 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#270 out of 660 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:121:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
43%
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Black
19%
11%
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White
27%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score0.790.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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