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R Guild Gray Elementary School

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Posted October 14, 2013

This is a fantastic school, focusing on educating the whole child. My children have participated in Chess Club, Choir, Student Council, GATE, and the Jump Rope Team. The school has many family oriented activities and encourages parents to be active participants. It's also a very small school by Las Vegas standards, so your child is not just a number, they are part of a caring community where everyone knows your name. I cannot recommend this school enough. If you are sick of overcrowded schools, run by amateurs, then come to Gray, where you will get experienced and dedicated educators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 30, 2013

about to register my daughter who is differently abled at this school. To be more specific she has down syndrome. After reading one bad review, I am a bit concerned. But I will blog and update for future parents reference.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 6, 2012

Do not send your kids here if they have a learning disability. The staff seems helpful when they meet with you but don't seem to have a clue how to deal with a LD child. My son comes home every night frustrated about not understanding what had been gone over during the day. He states that they pull him out of his classes on a regular basis and he misses most of the instruction and finds it hard to keep up. I am having a hard time with this due to not being a teacher myself and trying to help him with his homework. I find that I lack the proper tools needed to teach him myself but we seem to muddle our way through the work just enough to get it done. I requested that the teacher send home a copy of the example sheet so I understand how she is teaching a Math lesson but only received a couple of them before she stopped sending them. I am now back to guessing what is the best way to do things again wondering if I am confusing the situation or am I actually helping.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2012

R Guild Gray is my former elementary school and i always thought it was the best. i looked forward to going to school every day and soak in my surroundings. the teachers are great and the school as a whole is awesome. i really recommend this school to any parent who wants a great education for their children.


Posted March 15, 2011

This is a fantastic school with extremely dedicated and experienced teachers. It is also a small school, by Las Vegas standards, so the teachers get to know your child and entire family. The school has established school traditions and a strong community. This is a great place to send your child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2009

this school is very very good for all kids the principal is very cordial and the school is clean uo all the time the teachers is very good helps to childrens this very good school...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

Because they are more dedicated to education than any other school I have ever seen. The staff is wonderful and the teachers are wonderful as well. This is my sons first year there and my son has done better there than he has ever done in all his years of school. my son is in the 3rd grade. This focuses on all the positives in a child instead of the negatives. They push your child to accomplish things that didnt seem possible. I love this school. its not a new school but its a wonderful school that offers hope for kids. my son is in special ed and I believed he would never be able to spell he spells now and reads thanks to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2008

I really like the kindergarden and 1st grade teachers. My daughter really love the new teacher Ms Cyra and looks forward to going to school each day. Well done Gray.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2007

My daughter is in 5th grade and is fairly happy with the overall school. Her previous school was a public school as well, yet this public school seems to excessively charge for every little item, and for the less fortunate students, various activities are out of reach. Every week there is an expense, be aware.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2007

I think this school has gone down hill a very cold setting could use a new staff
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2004

This is a great school!. I've gone here K-3 then we moved to Indiana. And the school is terrible. It has now been 2 years since we moved here and I am now going in to 6th grade, but I recommend Gray for any one starting elementary!
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 12, 2004

I was a student at Gray grades 1-5. We had many activity days, the teachers and staff were always helpful, and there are many great students. The curricular was great and I also attended Music, Art, PE, and other classes throughout the week including the DARE program.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 6, 2003

This is the best school my cchildren have been to. They treat everyone like they matter here and I have never met a more courteous and helpful staff!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 70% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
55%
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 73% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
60%
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 69% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
31%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 44% in 2011.

93 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
40%
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 Students72%
Female64%
Male81%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch67%
Full price82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities78%
Students with limited English proficiency61%
Proficient in English78%
Not migrant72%

Reading

All Students57%
Female52%
Male62%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch44%
Full price82%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities63%
Students with limited English proficiency39%
Proficient in English68%
Not migrant57%
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 Students75%
Female76%
Male74%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian100%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch67%
Full price90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities83%
Students with limited English proficiency61%
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant75%

Reading

All Students75%
Female81%
Male70%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian100%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch67%
Full price90%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities83%
Students with limited English proficiency44%
Proficient in English86%
Not migrant75%
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 Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian96%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch67%
Full price92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities86%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English80%
Not migrant76%

Reading

All Students62%
Female70%
Male55%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian88%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch52%
Full price80%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities73%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English67%
Not migrant62%

Science

All Students53%
Female57%
Male49%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian92%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch41%
Full price71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant53%
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 47% 40%
White 29% 37%
Black 10% 10%
Two or more races 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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