Wells High School

  • Wells High School serves 96 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wells High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Wells High School's student population of 96 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 1500% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 660 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wells High School is 0.58, which is less 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 Testing Rank#539 out of 660 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:120:1
American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
33%
43%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
56%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.580.70
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Graduation Rate≥80%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElko County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wells Wells Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 54 students
    0.0 miles
    1129 Lake Avenue
    Wells, NV 89835
    (775) 752-3477
    0.0 7-8 54
  • Wells Wells Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 173 students
    0.2 miles
    1378 Lake Avenue
    Wells, NV 89835
    (775) 752-3837
    0.2 PK-6 173
  • Spring Creek Spring Creek High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 867 students
    37.8 miles
    14550 Lamoille Highway
    Spring Creek, NV 89815
    (775) 753-5575
    37.8 8-12 867
  • Spring Creek Spring Creek Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 677 students
    41.0 miles
    14650 Lamoille Highway
    Spring Creek, NV 89815
    (775) 777-1688
    41.0 5-8 677
  • Spring Creek Sage Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
    42.2 miles
    208 Boyd-kennedy Road
    Spring Creek, NV 89815
    (775) 738-4711
    42.2 K-5 558

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