Nevada State Information

Where Nevada Ranks
Nevada National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $6,380 $7,734 48
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 20.7 21.2 27
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $32,169 $29,564 15
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $41,795 $45,771 26
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 68 %71 % 34
  • Black
  • 66 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 75 %78 %
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    State Information
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    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Jim Gibbons (R)
    Superintendent of Public Instruction: Keith W. Rheault
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 369,498
    No. of Districts: 17
    No. of Public Schools: 517
    No. of Public School Teachers: 20,037
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $2.2 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 35.3
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 34.0%
    Students With Disabilities: 11.5%
    English-Language Learners: 15.9%

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