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Nye County School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Military Circle
Tonopah, NV 89049
Nye County
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PH: (775) 482-6258
FAX: (775) 482-8573

  • Grades PK, 1-12 & ungraded
  • 5933 students
  • 27 schools

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 CRT Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 56% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 51% (2007)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 65% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 62% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 53% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

Science
 62% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

Writing
 33% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 46% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 44% in 2011.

Math
 53% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 57% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 60% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 43% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

Science
 52% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

Writing
 51% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 54% (2009)
The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

Math
 25% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Nevada: An Overview

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 CRT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female59%
Male53%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian63%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch52%
Full price69%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities63%
Students with limited English proficiency34%
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant57%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female60%
Male64%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian66%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch60%
Full price69%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities69%
Students with limited English proficiency55%
Proficient in English63%
Not migrant62%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students65%
Female71%
Male60%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian69%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch60%
Full price76%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities74%
Students with limited English proficiency32%
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant65%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female68%
Male65%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian69%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch63%
Full price74%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities75%
Students with limited English proficiency40%
Proficient in English69%
Not migrant66%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female66%
Male57%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian69%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch57%
Full price73%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities69%
Students with limited English proficiency23%
Proficient in English66%
Not migrant62%

ScienceThis District
All Students62%
Female61%
Male64%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian68%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch56%
Full price76%
Students with disabilities34%
Students without disabilities68%
Students with limited English proficiency17%
Proficient in English67%
Not migrant62%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female56%
Male51%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian57%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch50%
Full price60%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities62%
Students with limited English proficiency23%
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant53%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian59%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch55%
Full price61%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities64%
Students with limited English proficiency8%
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant57%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female36%
Male43%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian44%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch37%
Full price46%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities45%
Students with limited English proficiency0%
Proficient in English43%
Not migrant40%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic53%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian63%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch60%
Full price60%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities67%
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant60%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female40%
Male38%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian43%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch35%
Full price49%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities44%
Proficient in English41%
Not migrant39%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female50%
Male37%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian48%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch38%
Full price53%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities50%
Students with limited English proficiency4%
Proficient in English46%
Not migrant43%

ScienceThis District
All Students52%
Female49%
Male55%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian57%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch44%
Full price66%
Students with disabilities17%
Students without disabilities58%
Students with limited English proficiency4%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant51%

MathThis District
All Students25%
Female23%
Male27%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic24%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian26%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch20%
Full price35%
Students with disabilities2%
Students without disabilities29%
Students with limited English proficiency0%
Proficient in English27%
Not migrant25%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Nevada: An Overview

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 HSPE Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 10

Reading
 78% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2009.

Science
 63% (2009)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2009.

Math
 44% (2009)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2009.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 11

Reading
 82% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 95% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

Science
 80% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 81% (2010)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

Writing
 76% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 80% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Nevada used the High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) to assess high school students in reading, math and writing.
  • The combined results for the first administration in grade 10 and the second administration in grade 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The HSPE is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Nevada: An Overview

See Nevada's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

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 HSPE Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female84%
Male80%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian83%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch81%
Full price83%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities88%
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant82%

ScienceThis District
All Students80%
Female78%
Male83%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian83%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch78%
Full price83%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities85%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant81%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female86%
Male66%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian76%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch75%
Full price76%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities82%
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant76%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female74%
Male71%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian75%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch72%
Full price74%
Students with disabilities24%
Students without disabilities78%
Proficient in English74%
Not migrant73%
Source: NV Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 Nevada used the High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) to assess high school students in reading, math and writing.
  • The combined results for the first administration in grade 10 and the second administration in grade 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The HSPE is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Nevada: An Overview

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