Carson High School

Public 9-12

 1111 N. Saliman Rd.
       Carson City, NV  89701


(775) 283-1600

District: Carson City School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
45th of 101 Nevada High Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,116 Help

Feeder schools for Carson High School:

Elementary:    Al Seeliger Elementary
    Bordewich/Bray Elementary
    Edith W. Fritsch Elementary
    Empire Elementary
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Middle:    Carson Middle School
    Eagle Valley Middle School

Student/teacher ratio:  16.4
Number of students:  2,290

Racial breakdown:

White:
46.4%
Hispanic:
45.3%
Two or more races:
3.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  45.9%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


Performance Trends
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Compare Details Carson High School ranks better than 55.4% of high schools in Nevada. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 45.7. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (46.4%), Hispanic (45.3%), two or more races (3.8%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 45.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Carson High School is 16.4. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Carson High School is $9,116.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Carson High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Carson High School 45th of 101 Nevada public high schools. (See Carson High School in the ranking list.)

Carson City School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Carson City School District 6th of 13 Nevada school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Carson High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools NV State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 63.94 25th 55 54.5%
2008 77.07 13th 63 79.4%
2009 65.63 19th 60 68.3%
2010 54.58 24th 47 48.9%
2011 70.05 20th 69 71.0%
2012 63.24 28th 71 60.6%
2013 69.16 36th 110 67.3%
2014 67.11 32nd 105 69.5%
2015 69.10 33rd 107 69.2%
2016 63.85 33rd 113 70.8%
2017 55.34 46th 125 63.2%
2018 61.25 35th 118 70.3%
2019 62.69 42nd 136 69.1%
2021 45.70 45th 101 55.4%

Data source: test scores: Nevada Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Nevada Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Carson High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 1200 8 23 94 65 n/a n/a 0 1390
1989 1180 11 23 95 53 n/a n/a 0 1362
1990 1129 7 22 100 55 n/a n/a 0 1313
1991 1156 8 15 123 54 n/a n/a 0 1356
1992 1100 4 15 115 54 n/a n/a 0 1288
1993 1138 11 27 137 48 n/a n/a 0 1361
1994 1611 23 51 172 73 n/a n/a 0 1930
1995 1815 21 53 258 81 n/a n/a 0 2228
1996 1815 21 53 258 81 n/a n/a 0 2228
1997 1877 41 57 257 80 n/a n/a 0 2312
1998 1945 38 56 282 87 n/a n/a 0 2408
1999 1964 27 56 280 85 n/a n/a 0 2412
2000 1935 21 59 341 74 n/a n/a 0 2430
2001 1930 20 46 380 81 n/a n/a 0 2457
2002 2017 25 57 422 73 n/a n/a 0 2594
2003 2017 25 57 422 73 n/a n/a 0 2594
2004 1960 27 60 445 82 n/a n/a 0 2574
2005 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2557 2557
2006 1778 31 78 571 65 n/a n/a 0 2523
2007 1716 22 69 631 65 n/a n/a 0 2503
2008 1619 23 83 629 64 n/a n/a 0 2418
2009 1560 23 78 648 65 n/a n/a 0 2374
2010 1482 31 71 659 61 n/a n/a 0 2304
2011 1309 9 32 720 37 6 98 0 2211
2012 1221 11 25 754 43 4 89 0 2147
2013 1146 11 34 807 44 4 88 0 2134
2014 1133 13 47 884 50 5 60 0 2192
2015 1105 15 51 868 41 9 68 0 2157
2016 1138 17 53 917 42 5 69 0 2241
2017 1115 14 48 921 44 4 67 0 2213
2018 1128 10 49 939 44 5 82 0 2257
2019 1097 11 52 982 42 4 83 0 2271
2020 1076 11 39 1045 42 5 86 0 2304
2021 1063 8 43 1037 49 4 86 0 2290

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Carson High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1390 76.0 18.2 n/a
1989 1362 75.0 18.1 5.5
1990 1313 77.0 17.0 7.3
1991 1356 76.0 17.8 10.5
1992 1288 75.0 17.1 10.3
1993 1361 76.0 17.9 13.2
1994 1930 95.0 20.3 11
1995 2228 111.0 20.1 15.1
1996 2228 111.0 20.1 15.1
1997 2312 112.0 20.6 11.5
1998 2408 113.0 21.3 15.8
1999 2412 111.0 21.7 17.1
2000 2430 116.0 20.9 17.2
2001 2457 117.0 21.0 18.6
2002 2594 122.0 21.3 18.9
2003 2594 122.0 21.3 18.9
2004 2574 136.0 18.9 20.5
2005 2557 n/a n/a n/a
2006 2523 117.0 21.6 n/a
2007 2503 116.0 21.6 n/a
2008 2418 115.0 21.0 18.6
2009 2374 111.0 21.4 21.1
2010 2304 115.0 20.0 23.8
2011 2211 116.0 19.0 28.1
2012 2147 112.0 19.1 35.5
2013 2134 109.0 19.5 38.1
2014 2192 101.0 21.7 41.1
2015 2157 100.0 21.5 35.7
2016 2241 103.0 21.7 37.8
2017 2213 100.0 22.1 35.7
2018 2257 104.0 21.7 27.2
2019 2271 141.0 16.1 45.4
2020 2304 145.0 15.8 48.5
2021 2290 139.0 16.4 45.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Carson High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1390 76.0 18.2 n/a
1989 1362 75.0 18.1 5.5
1990 1313 77.0 17.0 7.3
1991 1356 76.0 17.8 10.5
1992 1288 75.0 17.1 10.3
1993 1361 76.0 17.9 13.2
1994 1930 95.0 20.3 11
1995 2228 111.0 20.1 15.1
1996 2228 111.0 20.1 15.1
1997 2312 112.0 20.6 11.5
1998 2408 113.0 21.3 15.8
1999 2412 111.0 21.7 17.1
2000 2430 116.0 20.9 17.2
2001 2457 117.0 21.0 18.6
2002 2594 122.0 21.3 18.9
2003 2594 122.0 21.3 18.9
2004 2574 136.0 18.9 20.5
2005 2557 n/a n/a n/a
2006 2523 117.0 21.6 n/a
2007 2503 116.0 21.6 n/a
2008 2418 115.0 21.0 18.6
2009 2374 111.0 21.4 21.1
2010 2304 115.0 20.0 23.8
2011 2211 116.0 19.0 28.1
2012 2147 112.0 19.1 35.5
2013 2134 109.0 19.5 38.1
2014 2192 101.0 21.7 41.1
2015 2157 100.0 21.5 35.7
2016 2241 103.0 21.7 37.8
2017 2213 100.0 22.1 35.7
2018 2257 104.0 21.7 27.2
2019 2271 141.0 16.1 45.4
2020 2304 145.0 15.8 48.5
2021 2290 139.0 16.4 45.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Carson High School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $501 (5.5%) $8,554 (94.5%) $9,055
2020 $536 (5.9%) $8,580 (94.1%) $9,116

Data source: Nevada Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Carson High School

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 42nd of 136 High schoolsRanks 45th of 101 High schools
 13.7%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
11th Grade Mathematics (Carson High School)3022.2
 7.8%
   11th Grade Mathematics (Carson City School District)27.921
 6.9%
   11th Grade Mathematics (Nevada)25.522.4
 3.1%
11th Grade English (Carson High School)53.749.6
 4.1%
   11th Grade English (Carson City School District)50.848.8
 2%
   11th Grade English (Nevada)46.746.7

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students22712290
 0.8%
African American118
 27.3%
American Indian4249
 16.7%
Asian5243
 17.3%
Hispanic9821037
 5.6%
Pacific Islander44
Two or More Races8386
 3.6%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients45.4%45.9%
 0.5%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nevada Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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