Nevada
School




Best

Top Ten Best School Systems In NV



Nevada Public Schools

Overview

Public Schools Overview Nevada School Districts by City
Number Of Students 451,698
Number Of Nevada Schools 689
Number Of Nevada School Districts 18
Spending Per Student $8,983

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 61.038078539201
4th Grade 68.0730614233205
5th Grade 67.6494774367831
6th Grade 60.4784584971477
7th Grade 61.3247837227028
8th Grade 52.8436295871687
10th Grade 90.6986096384529

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 64.6638867476498
4th Grade 70.1530290952571
5th Grade 66.7908418581994
6th Grade 48.8924490153736
7th Grade 53.8248803202967
8th Grade 36.8137091080515
10th Grade 99.4024555453976

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 36.0% 50.9%
Black 9.9% 15.6%
Hispanic 40.6% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.6% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 52.9% 50.9%
English Language Learners 15.1% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 11.5% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 20.62
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Nevada Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 2,890,845 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 26 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.5% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.8% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.8% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 25.7% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.1% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,024,292 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 12.4% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.9% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.5% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.5% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 12.4% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.5% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 11.3% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,557 $2,058,538,000 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $424 $191,684,000 4.7%
Staff $480 $216,596,000 5.3%
General Administration $102 $45,981,000 1.1%
School Administration $582 $263,027,000 6.5%
Operation $838 $378,648,000 9.3%
Transportation $365 $165,047,000 4.1%
Other $301 $135,924,000 3.3%
Total Support $3,093 $1,396,907,000 34.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $601,998,000 14.8%
Total Expenditures $8,983 $4,057,443,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%