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Western High School
  • Public
  • LAS VEGAS, NV

Report Card

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

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Western High School is a public school located in LAS VEGAS, NV. It has 2,745 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 19% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
19%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
950
57 responses
Average ACT
20
123 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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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 C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
62%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 42 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 126 responses
  • Spirit week
    26%
  • Clubs
    14%
  • Senior week
    14%
  • Festivals
    9%
  • Prom
    8%
  • After School Activities
    7%
  • Dances
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,745
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 47 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 47 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 47 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,931
Teachers in First/Second Year
22.4%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 63 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 63 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 63 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C 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
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 61 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 61 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 60 responses

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