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West Career & Technical Academy
  • Public, Magnet
  • LAS VEGAS, NV

Report Card

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

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West Career & Technical Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in LAS VEGAS, NV. It has 1,450 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 93% in reading.

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West Career & Technical Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
93%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1220
307 responses
Average ACT
26
420 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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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 minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$56,354
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$258,600
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
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
83%
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 183 responses
  • Senior Sunrise
    17%
  • Homecoming and Volunteer days
    16%
  • Assemblies
    15%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Grad Nite
    10%
  • Project based learning
    9%
  • Sadie Hawkins Dance and Prom
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,450
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 63 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 63 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 63 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,931
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.6%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 79 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 79 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 79 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
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
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 85 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 85 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 85 responses

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