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School Profile

     ACT/CEEB Code 290-229

     The Adelson Educational Campus
     9700 West Hillpointe Road
     Las Vegas, Nevada 89134
     Telephone: (702) 255-4500 
     Fax: (702) 255-7232

     Rabbi Joyce Raynor, Ph.D. | Head of School

     Leslie Smith Rosen | Head of Upper School
 
     David Girard | College Counselor
     (702) 255-4500 ) (702) 515-8270 Direct line


 

Mission: The mission of the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus is to instruct and inspire new generations of students who will draw strength from a rich Jewish heritage, and use their knowledge, values, and vision to fulfill their own potential and build a better world.

Facilities: The 14-acre campus features cutting-edge classrooms, science labs, a media/library center, art and music rooms, a performing arts theater, a natatorium, an indoor track, tennis courts, and soccer field.

School Community: All students, teachers, and staff submit to random drug testing throughout the year as part of our commitment to a drug-free environment. Our Jewish school culture is enriched with Shabbat services every Friday afternoon in preparation for the Sabbath and through observance of all Jewish holidays.

Admission: Selective, but not exclusive. Approximately 80% of the student body is Jewish.

Student Body: Class of 2016: 31. Enrollment in grades 9-12: 130 students.

Daily Schedule: Modified Block Schedule. The school day consists of eight classes that meet for forty-five minutes three days a week and double periods two days a week. All students participate in at least one after school sport season.

Grading and Class Rank: The GPA is calculated using all courses with the exception of P.E. Both unweighted and a weighted GPA are reported on official transcripts with the weight  added for Honors courses (0.5) and Advanced Placement courses (1.0) when a grade of C+ or higher is achieved. Students are not ranked.

Graduation: The school operates on a semester system. Year-long courses earn 1.0 unit of credit; semester courses earn 0.5 credit.

Membership/Accreditation: The School is accredited by The Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) and the Northwest Association of Independent School (NWAIS); the School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and The Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS). Programs of Study: Please refer to our Upper School Curriculum for a detailed description of all course offerings.