Top 10 High Schools Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city that isn’t just slots and casinos anymore. It's a booming town filled with wonderful neighborhoods. The town has a number of wonderful museums and cultural attractions, along with a great cost of living average. The city is also an economic hub with new companies and businesses opening up all the time so job opportunities are abundant. If you’re thinking about relocating your family, make sure to consider some of the best high schools in Las Vegas. 

The Clark County school system is the 5th largest in the country and serves 52 high schools including 6 charter schools. They offer a variety of nationally recognized programs to help students. Their graduation rate for 2020 was 83% and the school district has one of the top magnet programs in the country. Here’s a list of 10 to check out before you make your final decision.

1) The Meadows School

8601 Scholar Lane

Las Vegas, NV 89128

Located in the Summerlin area, it’s known for being one of the best private high schools in Las Vegas due to its focus on college preparation. With 16 sports teams and over 40 clubs available, there is bound to be an extracurricular activity your child will enjoy. Yearly tuition is $28,930 and it has a 100% graduation rate.

 

 

2) Advanced Technologies Academy

1411 Robin Street

Las Vegas, NV 89106

Opening in 1994, this public magnet school that's located in the heart of Las Vegas is one of the best high schools in Vegas due to the high rates of diversity and college prep programs. They offer 8 magnet CTE programs including Cybersecurity, IT networking, and Graphic Design and over 60 different clubs for students to join. They have excellent academics by offering 23 AP courses and 22 honors courses for students and achieving a 100% graduation rate for the 2020 year. 

 

 

3) The Adelson Educational Campus

9700 Hillpointe Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89134

The only Jewish day school in Las Vegas is also considered to be one of the best private high schools. It has a 100% graduation rate and offers a career oriented curriculum in subjects such as Pre-Law, Pre-Med, and Jewish Studies. The school has 500 students with a student-to-teacher ratio of 17 to 1 and yearly tuition is $23,560 for high school students.

 

 

4) Coral Academy of Science Sandy Ridge Campus

8965 S Eastern Ave Ste #280

Las Vegas, NV 89123

Opening in 2007, this charter school is located in the MacDonald Ranch area of Las Vegas. They have an average graduation rate of 95% and serve 600 high school students. The school has an extensive College Prep course that includes time management, test-taking, and presentation and the school offers many clubs including the E-sports club, Robotics, and Anime club.

 

 

 

5) Bishop Gorman High School

5959 S Hualapai Way

Las Vegas, NV 89148

Founded in 1954, this school is the only Catholic school in the Diocese of Las Vegas. Located in Clark county, it has roughly 1470 students and the school is one of the best high schools in Vegas for athletics. Many sports are offered at the school including soccer, tennis and lacrosse and 38 different clubs to participate in. 

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6) Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School

2015 S Hualapai Way

Las Vegas, NV 89117

This private Christian school is one of the best high schools in Las Vegas for both academics and athletics. Their sports teams are highly funded with great connections to local teams and they have a 100% graduation rate. Located in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas, the school's tuition costs $13,400 annually and it offers 191 different courses for high school students to choose from. 

 

 

 

7) Trinity International School

4141 Meadows Lane

Las Vegas, NV 89107

Small class sizes and high amounts of teachers make Trinity International one   of the best schools in Las Vegas. A private Christian school with only 87 students in grades 6-12, the school's teacher to student ratio is a very high 10 to 1. Along with great athletic teams such as basketball, cheerleading, and golf, the school also offers music club, history club and student council. 

 

 

 

8) Calvary Chapel Christian School

7175 W Oquendo Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89113

Calvary Chapel Christian School has an excellent teacher to student ratio along with a beautiful location in the Sovana area of Las Vegas. It’s one of the best high schools in Vegas based on it’s diversity, it’s Bible based curriculum and the number of electives it offers to its students including Art, Choir, Guitar, Journalism, Photography, Multimedia, Yearbook, Robotics, Strength and Conditioning, Foreign Language, Technology, and Musical Theater. The school offers 6 sports for students to play along with a yearly spring musical. 

 

 

 

9) Doral Academy of Las Vegas

626 Crossbridge Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89138

An art integration based charter school that’s situated in the Summerlin neighborhood, this school has 1637 students with a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. The school's curriculum is similar to most schools but it has a high focus on the artistic aspect of every subject which creates a more engaging environment for students. Despite the art integration, the school does well in athletics and statewide testing scores.

 

 

 

10) West Career & Technical Academy

11945 W. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89135

Located in the city of Las Vegas, the school has 1402 students currently enrolled and a teacher to student ratio of 26 to 1. The school's technology-based curriculum is great for preparing students for college and future tech careers. Students can join one of the 30+ clubs the school has or participate in one of the 12 sports the athletic department offers. 

 

 

 

You can choose from so many schools in Las Vegas, each with a different focus. You and your family can ensure greater success for your children by choosing the right school. Take into account the location, the options offered and the school's cornerstones, and it will be easy to make a wise decision.

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