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State of Nevada Summary

There are 18 districts, 649 public schools, and 39 charter schools in Nevada serving 439,634 students. Financially the state of Nevada spends approximately $9,637 per student. There are 21,132 full-time teachers receiving a total of $1,439,112,846 in salaries and $536,624,181 in total benefits. 203,174 students receive a free lunch and 34,038 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 18
Total Schools: 649
Charter Schools: 39
Full-time Teachers: 21,132
Total Students: 439,634
LEP / ELL Students: 84,126
IEP Students: 48,078
Freshman Graduation Rate: 58%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 203,174
Reduced Lunch: 34,038
Revenue Per Student: $9,637
Salaries: $1,439,112,846
Employee Benefits: $536,624,181

Government Resources

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Revenue Spent Per Pupil 1

Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Nevada Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 73.10%
Grade 4 Reading 70.50%
Elementary School Science 61.50%
Grade 8 Math 39.00%
Grade 8 Reading 50.00%
Middle School Science 53.70%
High School Math 75.80%
High School Reading 79.60%
High School Science 76.30%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.