Fay Herron Elementary School



Fay Herron Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fay Herron Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 123
1 164
2 158
3 136
4 128
5 134
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fay Herron Elementary School is a public elementary school located in North Las Vegas, NV in the Clark County School District. It enrolls 859 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fay Herron Elementary School is the 41st largest public school in Nevada and the 3,049th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 859
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,049th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Nevada: 41st out of 394
Student/Teacher Rank in Nevada: 111th out of 384
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nevada: 21st out of 384

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Fay Herron Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 437
(51%)
136,494
(52%)
 Female 422
(49%)
127,475
(48%)

Fay Herron Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 817
(95%)
122,130
(46%)
 White 17
(2%)
67,344
(26%)
 Black 17
(2%)
35,627
(13%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
17,133
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
4,230
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
16,548
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
957
(0%)

Fay Herron Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 802
(93%)
174,488
(66%)
 Not Eligible 57
(7%)
89,481
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Fay Herron Elementary School is ranked 15th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fay Herron Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.4%) 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.

Fay Herron Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 909
2006 916
2008 986
2009 946
2010 924
2011 910
2012 911
2013 880
2014 902
2015 859

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.5
2008 17.3
2009 16.3
2010 16.8
2011 16
2012 17.2
2013 16.3
2014 17
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.996699669967
2006
2008 0.99695740365112
2009 0.98942917547569
2010 0.99675324675325
2011 0.9967032967033
2012 0.9967069154775
2013 0.99659090909091
2014 0.70953436807095
2015 0.93364377182771

Compare Fay Herron Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 93.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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