Western High School

  • Western High School serves 2,534 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Western High School operates within the Clark County School District.
  • Clark County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 68%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2534 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 2,534 students
Western High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Western High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Western High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Western High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is equal to the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 21:1
Western High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Western High School American Indian Students (1990-2011)
Asian
1%
5%
Western High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
71%
41%
Western High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
15%
10%
Western High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
10%
35%
Western High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Western High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
6%
Western High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.47
Western High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Western High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Western High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Clark County School District's student population of 324,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,357 in this district is less than the state average of $10,706. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,957 is less than the state average of $10,490. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
368
9
Number of Students Managed 324,146 3,473
Clark County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 56% 68%
Clark County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue $2,964 MM $37 MM
Clark County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $2,837 MM $36 MM
Clark County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,357 $10,706
Clark County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,957 $10,490
Clark County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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