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Kenny C Guinn Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 843 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted July 1, 2013

This is a title one school and it shows. The teachers are worn out. My son had a medical condition. I tried to speak to his teachers many times. One teacher basically told me to give up on my son. This was his first year here. He was a straight A student from a private school setting. I emailed- no response. Called no- response. If you go to the school they act like it is an inconvenience. The bullying is out of control. Not enough books for even the classroom set. Sharing 1 book 3 kids. But hey, they have Ipads available. How about load it with some books?! This school needs an overhaul. Just dreadful. I now see why my son does not want to go to school anymore. Due to the economy I only wish I could put him back into private. Maybe I can get a zone variance.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 17, 2012

The dean at this school seem to have more interest in getting the kids prepared for prison not high school, and the principal just don't care she just go on about her day NO issue is her concern, feel lucky if you ever met the principal after open house, other staff are so so rude and disrespect, you can go in this school at any time of the day and you will see kids in the main office or the dean's office doing the work that the staff was hired for when the kids should be in CLASS!!!! I don't think NO ONE should let there kids attend this school if you want your kids to be excepted to a good high school. WITH THIS DEAN AND MOST OF THE STAFF YOUR CHILD WILL BE IN PRISON BY THE TIME THEY ARE THE AGE FOR HIGH SCHOOL.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2009

Every time I call there is alway someone who is rude that answers the phone. When I voice my opinion about a situation that I am concerned about the principal dances around the issue. When you email the teachers it takes days for a responce if any at all. I AM VERY DISIPOINTED IN THIS SCHOOL.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 22, 2009

I go to this school and I have to say it is very ghetto..Some teachers really care but other dont at all. Lots of fights.I hate the lockers that need to be fixed.That is all I have to say and I wouldnt recommend it......;)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 14, 2008

i went to this school it is the best and we are really good when it comes to testing
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 14, 2008

Great school teachers help out the students in anyway they can and my son loves going here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 24, 2007

I love going to this school. I am going to the 7th grade and am excited.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 1, 2007

I have had 3 children attend this school and have seen multiple teachers and deans come and go. I feel that the school means well and wants to do well. There are several teachers that do attempt to make a difference. I feel that children should be taught respect at home and that should be given help an guidance at school. After 1 year, I am extremely happy that my last daughter won't be going there any
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2006

My daughter loves going to school here and has recieved tons of needed help from the staff, Thank You
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2006

The teachers and staff are very diligent and knowledgible my sons grades have improved drastically! The atmosphere is has good and bad but all in all a great school! Thanks
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2006

My child is a 7th grader at Guinn Middle School. I find the teachers to be talented, supportive individuals who have a sincere desire to help children in their care. The administrative staff is friendly and helpful although a bit overworked.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2004

My child was in Kenny Guinn for 1 year and she had problems left and right and the teachers don't seem to help the students. Instead, they seem to put them down and show no encouragement. I think that Guinn needs to be one school shut down!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2004

My daughter attended guinn middle school for 2 years. The teachers and staff are rude and seem to be unaware of the drug deals on campus and all the fights that go on after school is out. My daughter was jumped 3 times and the school did nothing but put the girl on suspention. It is a terrible school and I would never send my child there again.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 53% in 2013.

265 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

265 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
44%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 50% in 2013.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
48%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

288 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students38%
Female38%
Male39%
Black/African American34%
Asian56%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial48%
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian50%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch36%
Full price45%
Students with disabilities (IEP)9%
Students without disabilities43%
Students with limited English proficiency18%
Proficient in English45%
Not migrant38%

Reading

All Students49%
Female56%
Male43%
Black/African American42%
Asian50%
Hispanic46%
Multiracial62%
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian52%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch43%
Full price67%
Students with disabilities (IEP)18%
Students without disabilities53%
Students with limited English proficiency14%
Proficient in English59%
Not migrant49%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students50%
Female49%
Male50%
Black/African American32%
Asian73%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian55%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch46%
Full price61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities52%
Students with limited English proficiency20%
Proficient in English56%
Not migrant50%

Reading

All Students61%
Female68%
Male55%
Black/African American59%
Asian67%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian64%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch58%
Full price73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities64%
Students with limited English proficiency12%
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students34%
Female34%
Male35%
Black/African American26%
Asian83%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian44%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch27%
Full price54%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities36%
Students with limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English39%
Not migrant34%

Reading

All Students46%
Female51%
Male42%
Black/African American56%
Asian58%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian58%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch41%
Full price61%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities48%
Students with limited English proficiency3%
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant46%

Science

All Students48%
Female39%
Male56%
Black/African American33%
Asian79%
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasian69%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch42%
Full price64%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities49%
Students with limited English proficiency11%
Proficient in English54%
Not migrant48%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

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.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 48% 39%
White 24% 39%
Black 10% 10%
Asian 8% 6%
Two or more races 6% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A50%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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