West Career & Technical Academy

West Career & Technical Academy serves 1,381 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 87% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
West Career & Technical Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Career & Technical Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

West Career & Technical Academy's student population of 1,381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

West Career & Technical Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 West Career & Technical Academy is 0.71, 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 Testing Rank
#14 out of 660 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
24%
6%
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Hispanic
18%
43%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
45%
32%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.710.70
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Career & Technical Academy is Palo Verde High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sig Rogich Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linda Rankin Givens Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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