Manuel J Cortez Elementary School



Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 128
1 172
2 150
3 127
4 113
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Manuel J Cortez Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 840 students in grades 1st through 12th. Manuel J Cortez Elementary School is the 49th largest public school in Nevada and the 3,453rd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 840
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,453rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 49th out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 72nd out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 16th out of 384

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Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 433
(52%)
136,494
(52%)
 Female 407
(48%)
127,475
(48%)

Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 645
(77%)
122,130
(46%)
 Black 131
(16%)
35,627
(13%)
 White 34
(4%)
67,344
(26%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
17,133
(6%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
16,548
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4,230
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
957
(0%)

Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 773
(92%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 67
(8%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Manuel J Cortez Elementary School is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Manuel J Cortez Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 877
2008 624
2009 660
2010 735
2011 802
2012 824
2013 893
2014 871
2015 840

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 16.2
2008 16.4
2009 16.9
2010 17.5
2011 19.1
2012 19.6
2013 17.5
2014 19.8
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9963768115942
2006
2008 0.75801282051282
2009 0.86818181818182
2010 0.91156462585034
2011 0.99625935162095
2012 0.99635922330097
2013 0.996640537514
2014 0.64408725602755
2015 0.9202380952381

Compare Manuel J Cortez Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 92.0%
 

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