Northwest Career and Technical Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,239
College Readiness Index
30.2
Math Proficiency
N/A
Reading Proficiency
3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,953 Students
  • 87 Teachers

Northwest Career and Technical Academy
8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

Phone: (702) 799-4640

District: Clark County School District

Overview

Northwest Career and Technical Academy is ranked 4th within Nevada. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Northwest Career and Technical Academy is 40 percent. The student body makeup is 43 percent male and 57 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent. Northwest Career and Technical Academy is 1 of 67 high schools in the Clark County School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1239
State Rank
#4
Magnet Rank
#191

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,953
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 31%
Full-Time Teachers 87

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 100%
Proficient in Math N/A
College Readiness Index 30.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 67
Total Students 92,373
Proficient in Reading (district average) 97%
Proficient in Math (district average) 86%
College Readiness (district average) 15.6

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Nearby Schools

Northwest Career and Technical Academy is 1 of 67 schools in the Clark County School District.

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