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Memphis, Tennessee
Las Vegas, Nevada
USA
EDUCATION COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Las Vegas spends 3.4% more per student than Memphis.
The Student Teacher Ratio is 29.8% higher in Las Vegas than in Memphis. (lower means fewer students in each classroom).
Las Vegas had 0.5% fewer residents who had graduated High School compared to Memphis
EDUCATION
 Memphis, TNLas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Expend. per Student$8,579$8,868$12,383
 Educ. Expend. per Student$8,056$7,943$10,574
 Instr. Expend. per Student$4,973$4,581$6,428
 Pupil/Teacher Ratio16.120.916.8
 Students per Librarian427.51111538.1
 Students per Counselor336.6538403.2
 Grade School Educ.5.57%7.14%5.83%
 Some High School Educ.10.96%9.84%7.84%
 High School Educ.83.47%83.02%86.33%
 Some College Educ.23.60%24.80%21.16%
 2 yr College Grad.5.65%7.39%7.93%
 4 yr College Grad.24.68%21.59%29.28%
 Masters Grad.6.01%5.03%7.77%
 Professional Degree1.86%1.67%1.96%
 Doctorate Degree1.26%0.70%1.29%
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 SCHOOLS
Memphis Schools
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Las Vegas Schools
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