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Northwest Career & Technical Academy High School
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  • Public, Magnet
  • LAS VEGAS, NV

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Northwest Career & Technical Academy High School is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in LAS VEGAS, NV. It has 1,893 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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8200 W TROPICAL PKWY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149
About Northwest Career & Technical Academy High School...

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1130
292 responses
Average ACT
25
476 responses
AP Enrollment
69%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$59,340
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,132
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$262,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 88 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 88 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 277 responses
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Prom
    18%
  • Senior sunrise/sunset
    18%
  • Hallway Decorating
    17%
  • Sadie's
    9%
  • Culinary Fundraisers
    8%
  • Mid year game against Southwest Tech
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,893
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 93 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 93 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 93 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,931
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.7%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 132 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 132 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 132 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,528 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 131 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 131 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 131 responses

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