Howard E. Heckethorn Elementary School

5150 Whispering Sands Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89131 | (702) 799-6690
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 881
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 881 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5150 Whispering Sands Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89131
School District Details
  • Clark School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,044
  • Graduation Rate: 49.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 20.0
  • Enrolled Students: 307,059

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 881
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 475 (53.9%)
  • Females: 406 (46.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (4.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 146 (16.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 181 (20.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Howard E. Heckethorn Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black12614.3%
Asian606.8%
Hispanic14816.8%
White54361.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Howard E. Heckethorn Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten232.6%
Kindergarten12113.7%
1st Grade14816.8%
2nd Grade14716.7%
3rd Grade14216.1%
4th Grade15217.3%
5th Grade14816.8%
Source: NV Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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