Las Vegas school information

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Average Test Scores55%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:115:116:1
Total public schools20949579,235
Total private schools6512824,875
Total post-secondary schools30497,965

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  • The average school test scores in Las Vegas are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 209 public schools in Las Vegas.
  • 80.3% of people in Las Vegas have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.2% of people in Las Vegas have completed high school.
  • 21.6% of people in Las Vegas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Las Vegas

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%82.0%83.8%
Completed high school79.2%80.9%82.4%
Completed some college53.8%56.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%30.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.6%22.5%29.3%
Completed masters7.4%7.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Las Vegas (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Henderson, NV266,24570%42%
North Las Vegas, NV223,33648%3%
Las Vegas, NV597,35355%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milwaukee, WI598,07821%57%
Oklahoma City, OK600,72961%25%
Portland, OR602,56851%3%
Louisville, KY605,76240%19%
Baltimore, MD622,27120%59%
Las Vegas, NV597,35355%12%
Source: The Las Vegas, NV education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.