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

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Southwest Career & Technical Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Las Vegas, NV. It has 1,460 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1110
240 responses
Average ACT
24
324 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$81,461
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,434
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$315,300
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
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 88 responses
Poll
75%
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 300 responses
  • P.A vs. D.A
    20%
  • Homecoming & Prom
    19%
  • Senior Goodbye Assembly
    18%
  • Battle of The Sexes
    13%
  • Coyotes U-Night
    7%
  • Winter Spirit Week
    7%
  • Talent Show (Fall & Spring)
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,460
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 98 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 98 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 98 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,931
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 122 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 122 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 122 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
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 129 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 129 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 129 responses

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