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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi ''United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics,'' "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014]</ref>
  
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==School board elections==
 
==School board elections==

Revision as of 07:58, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Nevada
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Dale Erquiaga
Number of students: 439,634[1]
Number of teachers: 21,132
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:20.8
Number of school districts: 18
Number of schools: 649
Graduation rate: 63%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,527[3]
See also
Nevada Department of Education
Nevada school districts
List of school districts in Nevada
Nevada
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Nevada
Glossary of education terms

Nevada is home to 18 school districts, 649 schools and 439,634 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten Nevada school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[4][7]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) Clark County 1.) Esmeralda County
2.) Washoe County 2.) Eureka County
3.) Elko County 3.) Mineral County
4.) Lyon County 4.) Pershing County
5.) Carson City 5.) Storey County
6.) Douglas County 6.) Lincoln County
7.) Nye County 7.) White Pine County
8.) Churchill County 8.) Nye County
9.) Humboldt County 9.) Elko County
10.) White Pine County 10.) Lander County

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[8]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[9]

Demographic Information for Nevada's K-12 Public School System
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 5,031 1.14% 1.10%
Asian 24,786 5.64% 4.68%
African American 42,336 9.63% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 5,502 1.25% 0.42%
Hispanic 174,121 36.91% 24.37%
White 164,626 37.45% 51.21%
Two or More 23,232 5.28% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Nevada school board elections, 2014

A total of three Nevada school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for nine seats. Each district held elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Nevada's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Clark County School District with 313,866 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Elko County School District with 9,529 K-12 students.
  • All three districts had three seats up for election in 2014.

The districts listed below served 387,828 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[10] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Nevada School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Clark County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 313,866
Elko County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 9,529
Washoe County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 64,433


See also

External links

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References

  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 Nevada Department of Education, "2011-2012 State Accountability Summary Report," accessed August 7, 2013
  5. Nevada Department of Education, "Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction," accessed August 7, 2013
  6. Nevada Department of Education, "State Board of Education Members 2013," accessed August 7, 2013
  7. Nevada Annual Reports of Accountability, "Per Pupil Expenditures (2010-2011)," accessed August 7, 2013
  8. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  9. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  10. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014