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Nevada
Public School Ratings






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 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Nevada School Districts by City
Number Of Students 486,794
Number Of Nevada Schools 755
Number Of Nevada School Districts 23
Spending Per Student $11,855

State Test Scores

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

50 40 30 20 10 0
42%
44%
44%
    4th Grade
    8th Grade
    10th Grade
Reading Proficiency

Math Test

40 30 20 10 0
34%
26%
20%
    4th Grade
    8th Grade
    10th Grade
Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 31.5% 48.1%
Black 13.2% 15.8%
Hispanic 47.0% 28.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.9% 5.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.5% 1.4%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 69.4% 48.1%
English Language Learners 14.9% 10.0%
Students With Disabilities 13.1% 14.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
No Data
15.9
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION

Nevada Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 3,177,772 333,287,557
Population Density (per sq. mile) 29 93
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.9% 5.9%
5-19 Years Old 19.0% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 33.9% 33.2%
45-64 Years Old 25.4% 25.6%
65 Or Older 15.8% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,154,221 120,158,879
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 8.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.0% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.1% 33.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 14.0% 17.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.3% 16.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 16.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.9% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.7% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 9.2% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,716 $2,782,641,476 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $563 $274,287,748 4.8%
Staff $609 $296,322,561 5.1%
General Administration $133 $64,669,240 1.1%
School Administration $733 $356,888,908 6.2%
Operation $879 $427,915,424 7.4%
Transportation $351 $170,818,622 3.0%
Other $365 $177,918,622 3.1%
Total Support $3,632 $1,768,081,143 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,507 $1,220,335,852 21.1%
Total Expenditures $11,855 $5,771,107,854 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%