West Wendover High School

  • West Wendover High School serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • West Wendover High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 66%.

Top Placements

West Wendover High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • West Wendover High School's student population of 320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Wendover High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 620 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Wendover High School is 0.39, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank
7%
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
74%
42%
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Black
n/a
10%
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White
26%
34%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Wendover High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.390.47
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Graduation Rate80-89%
72%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElko County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Wendover West Wendover Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 607 students
    0.1 miles
    2000 Elko Avenue
    West Wendover, NV 89883
    (775)664-3100
    0.1 PK-6 607
  • West Wendover West Wendover Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 137 students
    0.1 miles
    2055 Elko Avenue
    West Wendover, NV 89883
    (775)664-3940
    0.1 7-8 137
  • Wendover Anna Smith School
    Grades: K-6 | 277 students
    2.4 miles
    731 North Aria, 731 N Aria
    Wendover, UT 84083
    (435)665-0470
    2.4 K-6 277
  • Wendover Wendover High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 180 students
    2.4 miles
    110 Wildcat Blvd, 110 Wildcat
    Wendover, UT 84083
    (435)665-2343
    2.4 7-12 180
  • Ibapah Ibapah School
    Grades: K-6 | 32 students
    48.4 miles
    116 Eagles Nest, Po Box 6087
    Ibapah, UT 84034
    (435)234-1113
    48.4 K-6 32

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The quality of academic programs are bad. The availability of extra currucular activities are bad. The principal Grace Hess does not know how to disipline those kids right. they need cops in the school ....yes thats how bad it is.
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