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9-12 & Ungraded
Las Vegas, NV
Students enrolled: 2,327

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1650 Silver Hawk Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89123

(702) 799-5790
(702) 799-5744
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November 17, 2014
The administration and some of the teachers at this school are very hard to deal with and behave in a way they should not.They are supposed to be examples to our kids. If you leave a voice mail to call you back (and you ALWAYS get voice mail) they will say they never got a message from you. If your kid needs help with something, they say they are available after school. Some of them are NEVER there (Dr. appts every day?) My child went to pick up an assignment after school (took a total of 8 min AFTER school-I counted) the teacher changed the story and said my child wouldn't leave them alone at lunch (mind you my child got the assignment AFTER school), causing them to miss their entire lunch. This made other teachers look badly on my child, and was untrue. We sometimes use khan academy videos to help with learning. This time on Google, we typed in a problem and found the exact paper given out to the kids, copied from another teacher's website a different state, word for word. My child brought up the paper we signed at the beginning of the school year which stated the consequences at the school for plagiarism off the internet. These are our kid's role models at this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2014
Administration at this school gives the term "abuse of power" a new meaning. If your child has a "missing" assignment that is worth "0" in the grade book, and your child brings you proof it was graded (the graded paper) and you complain, you are accused of "disparaging a teacher". If you child gets injured at school and asks you to carry their bag after school while they pick up an assignment, you get followed out to your car by admin and an armed officer with their hand on their gun and told you are loitering and will get a trespass warrant if it happens again, If you try to explain that you are new and did not know to sign in after the last bell, and that the health office, where your injured child reported to, had told you to "go on up " with your child to her classes to get her work, you get talked down to as if you were a kid in detention there (in front of your kid) and walked away from in mid sentence. This is how they treat a college educated parent whose household income is over 6 figures. Imagine how they are treating the kids.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2014
There are way to many students at this school. There are about 40 kids in every class.

- submitted by a student

July 28, 2014
This school has made every effort to bring up test grades, sports rankings, and keep the student body clean and healthy. The Principal is instituting new substance policies this next year that will virtually eliminate school centered drug use and abuse, and a volunteer program that will have the grades rivaling Bishop Gorman.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2014
Silverado started a new tardy policy a few weeks ago. Although I didn't like it at first, it is really making a difference and students are getting to class on time and not interrupting the teachers. They also put real rolls of toilet paper in all the restrooms, not the little sheets!!!

- submitted by a student
no rating
February 13, 2014
Silverado high school has a lack of discipline. I've been at this school for almost a year now, and the administrators and teachers just don't care about anything. You need to come in after school to make up a test or something? Nope. They've gone up and left. You have bully issues or just issues in general? Ha. They don't care one bit. If you want your child attending this school.. I hope your not looking for a good education or a child who's right in the mind.

- submitted by a student

October 25, 2013
My school has improved a lot in the past years, but it still has a way to go.

- submitted by a student

September 28, 2013
Silverado was a wonderful school with super teachers and administrators the 12 plus years that I was there..The best years were when Mark Coleman was the Principal.Aldeane was a good Principal also..I really miss those good old days at Silverado,

- submitted by a teacher

August 26, 2013
Many of the teachers at this school, who I thought were great moved to new schools after I graduated. The German teacher was very good, and had a great many other teaching talents. He was a book of knowledge and took students on tours to Europe to see history and art. The English teachers were also quite good.

- submitted by a community member

August 08, 2012
Daughter graduated 2010 after attending 4 years of Silverado and she had a wonderful experience. I now have my other son and daughter attending and have been perfectly happy (so far) with the staff and students. It is a beautiful campus..well maintained and safe neighborhood. Office staff caring and helpful. Wonderful music department and lots of opportunity for sports. Yes, programs/activities are getting cut but I believe the school is doing it's best to provide as much as possible to students on a very tight budget.

- submitted by a parent

September 06, 2011
As far as CCSD schools go, Silverado is perfectly acceptable. It's not the shiniest most pretentious suburban high school, but it's also not the most beat-up underfunded school in town. From what my kids say, it doesn't have the kind of brutal Mean Girls cliques you see in your average John Hughes movie; everyone is civil to everyone else. The honors classes seem peppered with kids who really struggle to keep up, and the selections for AP classes and electives are not the greatest. But they do have some AP options and the guidance counselors, while overworked, are willing to work with kids who come to them looking to excel. Kids who are just there for the ride will totally slip through the cracks though. The sports are pretty decent, and just as underfunded as everyone else in town (no good groundskeeping for the fields, but enough balls to get through practice and fresh paint in the gym). The drama department is definitely full of drama. Extra-curricular clubs are prone to being cut when the sponsoring teachers can't take on any more work. Overall, if my kids are going to be in broke CCSD schools, Silverado is a good choice.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 19, 2009
This school has a great cross country and track team. The coaches are awesome! The teachers are great! The administration is horrible.

- submitted by a student

January 31, 2009
What an excellent school to round out a child's education. The sports program has volunteer teachers helping in every aspect, the facilities are wonderful and safe. This is what makes memories, teaches competitiveness and builds character. Add this to the classroom enrichment, and you have a winning school!

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2009
amazing school, great place for learning

- submitted by a parent

December 28, 2007
Compared to other school in the Las Vegas/Henderson area this is by far the best when it comes to staff, and the lack of drugs, gangs and violence. The grounds and school itself is very upkept and neat, and the staff are the best you'll find.

- submitted by a student

November 04, 2007
Silverado offers a diverse curriculum for students of all levels. The extra-curricular activites are fully supported by the staff and administration.

- submitted by a parent

November 04, 2007
Parents are welcome anytime. Teachers are willing to help all the students and they offer many clubs that help with tutoring, community involvement, athletics or just fun.

- submitted by a parent

November 01, 2007
Silverado HS is safe, but it is a real slacker when it comes to making sure diverse AP classes are offered.

- submitted by a student

September 04, 2007
I am a Student at Silverado and so far it is a great school. There are over 70 extra curricular activities including band. Which I am in and all of the band kids are very accepting and awesome.

- submitted by a student

January 21, 2006
My son attends this high school and I have found the staff to be wonderful. They are very dedicated to the students and to providing a great high school experience. There are opportunities for every student to join in activities and clubs - from scholastic type things to skateboarding clubs. Music programs, sports and drama are all big. The kids are great. I have not seen any bias on behalf of the students and I have spent a lot of time at the school - they seem to accept everyone. I was concerned when my son started 9th grade having just barely turned 14, but he got along just fine. He joined in a lot of activities and has never looked back. I wouldn't want him attending any other school.

- submitted by a parent

May 15, 2004
Silverado is a great school. What I think is messed up is the district itself, they have an RPC regulation that is obsurd. Kids shouldn't be sent home from school for days they she be spending extra time at school or doing something for the community.

- submitted by a parent
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Silverado High School
1650 Silver Hawk Ave, Las Vegas, NV  89123
(702) 799-5790
Last modified Silverado High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Silverado High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top