West Wendover High School

  • West Wendover High School serves 302 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Wendover 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 14:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Wendover High School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 2100% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Wendover 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 West Wendover High School is 0.40, 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 School Rank#551 out of 660 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:121:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
73%
43%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
26%
32%
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Diversity Score0.400.70
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Graduation Rate85-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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
  • West Wendover West Wendover Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 574 students
    0.1 miles
    2332 Florence Way
    West Wendover, NV 89883
    (775)664-3100
    0.1 PK-6 574
  • West Wendover West Wendover Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 176 students
    0.1 miles
    2055 Elko Avenue
    West Wendover, NV 89883
    (775)664-3940
    0.1 7-8 176
  • Wendover Anna Smith School
    Grades: K-6 | 213 students
    2.4 miles
    731 North Aria, 731 N Aria
    Wendover, UT 84083
    (435)665-0470
    2.4 K-6 213
  • Wendover Wendover High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 188 students
    2.4 miles
    110 Wildcat Blvd, 110 Wildcat
    Wendover, UT 84083
    (435)665-2343
    2.4 7-12 188
  • Ibapah Ibapah School
    Grades: K-6 | 36 students
    48.4 miles
    116 Eagles Nest, Po Box 6087
    Ibapah, UT 84034
    (435)234-1113
    48.4 K-6 36

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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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