Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School

  • Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School serves 1,369 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School's student population of 1,369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#297 out of 620 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
17%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
42%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
29%
33%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.790.48
This chart display the diversity score of Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nevada by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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