Data & Research

The New Frontier Report

Opportunity 180, in partnership with Public Impact, published The New Frontier to provide our community with insights about the key role public charter schools can play in working alongside the local school district and committed nonprofit programs to help solve the educational equity problem in Clark County. The research offers recommendations about how we can grow the supply of great public charter schools in a community with constrained resources and tremendous need for more great public schools. Read Executive Summary

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270 Strategies Analysis for Opportunity 180: Clark County Parent Survey

270 Strategies partnered with Opportunity 180 and the Department of Education to survey Clark County parents with school-age children to better understand thoughts and opinions about our local school district. The survey targeted parents who have at least one child currently attending a Clark County School District (CCSD) public school. The survey questions were tailored to collect information about how familiar parents were with the CCSD, as well as their general thoughts towards their child’s school, and specifically where improvements are needed.

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Priority footprint map

Opportunity 180 created the Priority Footprint Map below in an effort to focus our work where there is the greatest need. This map highlights the Clark County zip codes with the highest concentration of elementary students attending low-performing schools (i.e. schools that received a one- or two-star rating on the Nevada School Performance Framework). We chose to analyze concentrated areas with low-performing elementary schools because they have the smallest geographic attendance boundaries, unlike middle and high schools with much wider boundaries– given their larger student populations. By examining smaller attendance boundaries, we are able to determine in greater detail which communities have the greatest need for high-quality public schools.

Visit our interactive school quality map to see where the highest- and lowest-performing public schools in Clark County are located.

If you are a parent looking to find out how schools in your neighborhood are performing, visit our school performance data portal.

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The New Frontier Report

Opportunity 180, in partnership with Public Impact, published The New Frontier to provide our community with insights about the key role public charter schools can play in working alongside the local school district and committed nonprofit programs to help solve the educational equity problem in Clark County. The research offers recommendations about how we can grow the supply of great public charter schools in a community with constrained resources and tremendous need for more great public schools. Read Executive Summary

View Report

270 Strategies Analysis for Opportunity 180: Clark County Parent Survey

270 Strategies partnered with Opportunity 180 and the Department of Education to survey Clark County parents with school-age children to better understand thoughts and opinions about our local school district. The survey targeted parents who have at least one child currently attending a Clark County School District (CCSD) public school. The survey questions were tailored to collect information about how familiar parents were with the CCSD, as well as their general thoughts towards their child’s school, and specifically where improvements are needed.

View Survey Results

Priority footprint map

Opportunity 180 created the Priority Footprint Map below in an effort to focus our work where there is the greatest need. This map highlights the Clark County zip codes with the highest concentration of elementary students attending low-performing schools (i.e. schools that received a one- or two-star rating on the Nevada School Performance Framework). We chose to analyze concentrated areas with low-performing elementary schools because they have the smallest geographic attendance boundaries, unlike middle and high schools with much wider boundaries– given their larger student populations. By examining smaller attendance boundaries, we are able to determine in greater detail which communities have the greatest need for high-quality public schools.

Visit our interactive school quality map to see where the highest- and lowest-performing public schools in Clark County are located.

If you are a parent looking to find out how schools in your neighborhood are performing, visit our school performance data portal.

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