Avg. test scores 16%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 26%
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Las Vegas school information

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Average Test Scores40%41%48%
Student/Teacher ratio19:115:116:1
Total public schools20949579,221
Total private schools6512824,874
Total post-secondary schools30497,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Las Vegas are 16% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 209 public schools in Las Vegas
  • 80.8% of people in Las Vegas have completed 8th grade
  • 79.8% of people in Las Vegas have completed high school
  • 22.4% of people in Las Vegas have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Las Vegas

      IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.8%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school79.8%81.4%83.0%
      Completed some college55.3%57.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.2%31.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.4%23.2%30.3%
      Completed masters7.7%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%2.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

      Las Vegas, NV School Districts

      • Clark County School District

      There are a total of 209 public schools, 65 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools in Las Vegas. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Las Vegas, NV schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Las Vegas, NV, an average of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Henderson, NV277,87256%16.9%
      North Las Vegas, NV230,43633%31.2%
      Las Vegas, NV613,29540%15.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Louisville, KY611,57336%24.4%
      Oklahoma City, OK620,01524%49.2%
      Portland, OR620,58949%1.4%
      Baltimore, MD621,00023%53.0%
      Milwaukee, WI598,67218%62.8%
      Las Vegas, NV613,29540%15.9%
      Source: The Las Vegas, NV education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.