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Canyon Springs

350 E. Alexander Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89032 (Directions)

From the school

Canyon Springs High School has parent-teacher meetings available for two-way communication between parents and staff. The Edline system also allows for parents to contact teachers, review their students' grades and check attendance records. Edline also allows for teachers to send messages home to parents and students. Parent advisory committee meetings are held once a month and the information for dates is posted in the newsletters and on Edline. For special announcements and for daily absence reports, a phone dialer is used.

School details

  • Mascot: Pioneers
  • District: B
  • Region: (Superintendent School)
  • Level(s): High School
  • Principal: Ronan K. Matthew
  • All year: No
  • Safe Key: No
  • Full-day kindergarten: No
  • Block schedule: Yes
  • Dress code: No
  • Made AYP: Unknown
  • Homework help centers: No
  • ESL offered: Unknown
  • Edison school: No
  • Class-size reduction: No
  • Alternative education summer school: No
  • Magnet school: Yes (Leadership and Law Prep)

Annual Data

  • 2008

Demographics

  • Enrollment: 2717
  • Female students: 53.6 %
  • Male students: 46 %
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 17 (0.6 %)
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders: 127 (4.7 %)
  • Black/African American: 1081 (39.8 %)
  • Hispanic: 1237 (45.5 %)
  • White: 255 (9.4 %)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch students: 1299
  • Students with disabilities: 337
  • Limited English Proficiency students: 353

Fiscal Information

  • Total Expenditures/Pupil: $6187

Student Information

  • Average daily attendance: 93.4 %
  • Transiency: 40.4 %
  • Standard Diploma: 61.6 %
  • Advanced Diploma: 12.4 %
  • Adjusted Diploma: 9.4 %
  • Certificate of Attendance: 16.6 %
  • Proficiency Failures: 16.6 %
  • NSHE Enrollment: 81
  • NSHE Remediated: 31
  • NSHE Remediated: 38.3 %

Technology

  • Classrooms: 107
  • Classrooms with Internet access: 107
  • Instructional computers: 736
  • Instructional computers with Internet access: 736
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers: 9
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers with Internet access: 9

Discipline

  • Distribution of Controlled Substances: 2
  • Possession/Use of Alcohol: 1
  • Possession/Use of Controlled Substances: 14
  • Possession of Weapons: 3
  • Violence to Staff: 1
  • Violence to Students: 57
  • Habitual truants: 3

Assessments

Class size averages

  • English: 26
  • Math: 32
  • Science: 30
  • Social Studies: 28

Retention

  • 9th grade: 248 (29.6 %)
  • 10th grade: 98 (12.3 %)
  • 11th grade: 7 (1.1 %)

Scoring

  • Math HS AS: 42 %
  • Math HS ED: 9 %
  • Math HS ES: 6 %
  • Math HS MS: 43 %
  • Reading HS AS: 12 %
  • Reading HS ED: 4 %
  • Reading HS ES: 27 %
  • Reading HS MS: 56 %
  • Writing HS AS: 13 %
  • Writing HS ED: 13 %
  • Writing HS ES: 3 %
  • Writing HS MS: 72 %
  • Key: AS = Approaches Standards; ED = Emergent/Developing; ES = Exceeds Standards; MS = Meets Standards; HS = High School; K8 = Kindergarten-8th grade

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