Clark County School District
Las Vegas, Nevada
Walter Bracken Elementary School, an urban school near downtown Las Vegas, was declared In Need of Improvement in 2002. Reinventing itself as an elementary magnet school for math and science through technology, accessible via random lottery, Bracken exited In Need of Improvement status in two years and has been a “5-star” school since 2010.
With a vibrant, multicolored landscape, Bracken draws students into a rich learning experience, complete with magic fairy gardens, a venerable tortoise, vegetable gardens, and learning walls, doors, and sidewalks. Principal Katie Decker supports her extraordinary vision through strong relationships with community stakeholders.
Download the school’s 2013 application.
Principal: Ms. Katie Decker
1200 North 27th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101-1517
Telephone: (702) 799-7095
Student Demographics 2013
|Number of students Pre-K – 5||562|
|Students eligible for subsidized meals||61%|
|Limited English proficient students1||42%|
|Students receiving special education services||5%|
|Student mobility rate||9%|
|Hispanic or Latino students||55%|
|African American students||10%|
|Students of 2 or more races||8%|
|Average daily student attendance||97%|