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

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Palo Verde High School is an above average, public school located in Las Vegas, NV. It has 3,198 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 30 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1190
271 responses
Average ACT
25
495 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$74,688
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,480
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$310,162
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
72%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 161 responses
  • Sporting events
    17%
  • Senior breakfast
    14%
  • Grad Nite
    13%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Senior Week
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Senior prank
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,198
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 64 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 64 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 64 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
30:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,931
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 83 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 83 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 83 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,528 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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