Washington Continuation Junior High School is located in North Las Vegas, NV and is one of 398 schools in Clark County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 58 students in grades 7-9.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Washington Continuation Junior High School made AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Nevada in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Washington Continuation Junior High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Washington Continuation Junior High School had 78% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Nevada had 50% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Clark County School District spends $8,270 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 37% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Clark County School District District
In 2011, Washington Continuation Junior High School had 6 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Nevada average is 20 students per full-time equivalent teacher.