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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Nevada School Districts by City
Number Of Students 473,836
Number Of Nevada Schools 710
Number Of Nevada School Districts 24
Spending Per Student $9,719

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 44.3788021157765
4th Grade 45.6235723259816
5th Grade 50.0568546301086
6th Grade 42.1750449609916
7th Grade 46.4723952802484
8th Grade 45.7821273927574
10th Grade 66.7686552814193

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.2145253755926
4th Grade 40.1782056019511
5th Grade 33.5668623372784
6th Grade 30.2351259329933
7th Grade 30.0098190930798
8th Grade 29.7896917467683
10th Grade 68.3698225976367

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 35.3% 50.6%
Black 11.6% 16.0%
Hispanic 44.8% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.5% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 60.5% 48.4%
English Language Learners 15.9% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 12.0% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 19.99
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

Nevada Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 3,034,392 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 27 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 19.2% 19.4%
20-44 Years Old 34.3% 33.4%
45-64 Years Old 25.7% 26.1%
65 Or Older 14.6% 14.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,065,008 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 11.7% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.8% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.7% 30.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.8% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.5% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.8% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.8% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 10.5% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,070 $2,402,281,281 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $460 $218,024,452 4.7%
Staff $507 $240,262,199 5.2%
General Administration $135 $64,202,833 1.4%
School Administration $636 $301,572,821 6.5%
Operation $843 $399,580,715 8.7%
Transportation $421 $199,285,318 4.3%
Other $313 $148,245,054 3.2%
Total Support $3,317 $1,571,536,801 34.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $631,505,686 13.7%
Total Expenditures $9,719 $4,605,291,166 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%