Nevada
Public School Ratings



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Nevada Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Nevada School Districts by City
Number Of Students 467,527
Number Of Nevada Schools 668
Number Of Nevada School Districts 21
Spending Per Student $8,889

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 45.7365247308883
4th Grade 46.8681047818542
5th Grade 50.8739876266069
6th Grade 43.2256171221578
7th Grade 47.8634007132329
8th Grade 47.2607985042219
11th Grade 41.9860532378933

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 48.4832937858789
4th Grade 41.3085518784863
5th Grade 34.4990847284252
6th Grade 30.8817994698002
7th Grade 29.680714669383
8th Grade 17.3317106530534
11th Grade 74.0274258796147

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 36.7% 51.5%
Black 11.3% 16.2%
Hispanic 45.0% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 57.2% 47.6%
English Language Learners 16.8% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 11.9% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 20.59
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Nevada Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 2,940,058 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 27 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.4% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.3% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 34.5% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 25.7% 26.2%
65 Or Older 14.1% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,030,701 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.4% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.2% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.0% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.7% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.3% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.7% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 11.0% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,654 $2,175,968,793 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $425 $198,823,349 4.8%
Staff $459 $214,470,254 5.2%
General Administration $100 $46,739,752 1.1%
School Administration $591 $276,270,900 6.6%
Operation $837 $391,551,885 9.4%
Transportation $394 $184,116,833 4.4%
Other $299 $139,567,202 3.4%
Total Support $3,105 $1,451,788,838 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,130 $528,168,220 12.7%
Total Expenditures $8,889 $4,155,843,239 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%