U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Nevada
http://www.nde.state.nv.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,587

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
17

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
298 72 93 10 484

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
5

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
9,604 3,234 3,612 61 17,010

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
173,091 236,841
9-12
(CCD)
60,727 85,966
Total
(CCD)
235,800 325,610
Pre-K
(by state definition)
1,237 2,043

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 32%, Local 63%, Federal 5%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 4,652 5,866
  2% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9,490 17,433
  4% 5%
Black 21,702 32,762
  9% 10%
Hispanic 33,755 77,844
  14% 24%
White 166,201 191,700
  70% 59%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
21,243 30,905
10% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
14,296 40,469
6% 12%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,404 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 218 schools; 35% to 49%, 70 schools; 50% to 74%, 77 schools; 75% to 100%, 23 schools

*96 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
More than 60 percent students above bottom quartile on NRT (Adequate Level)

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Annual improvement in rating

Indicators for School Accountability
NRT (Terra Nova) scores, attendance, percent taking tests

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Improvement on weighted percentages at 4 levels


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 71 29 100
  71% 29% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 55 22 77
  77% 76% 77%
School in Need of Improvement 6 2 8
  8% 7% 8%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$24,400,434

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 21% 24%
Basic level and above 53% 69%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 16% 19%
Basic level and above 60% 58%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported TerraNova Form A/B
State Definition of "Proficient" > 60 percent above bottom quartile on NRT.

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

All Grades

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Novice Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 28% 26% | 27% 20%
Title I Schools 44 29 | 19 9
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 73 21 | 4 2
Migratory students 53 39 | 4 4
Students with Disabilities 77 17 | 5 1

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Novice Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 25% 24% | 27% 25%
Title I Schools 38 26 | 22 13
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 51 31 | 12 5
Migratory students 28 29 | 37 6
Students with Disabilities 74 15 | 8 3

Reading/Language Arts
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

Mathematics
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

 

Reading/Language Arts
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

 

Mathematics
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
10% 8%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
3,806 13,052
40% 38%

Sources


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