Palo Verde High School

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Palo Verde High School
Palo Verde HS, Las Vegas, Jul 2017.jpg
333 South Pavilion Center Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89144
TypePublic high school
School districtClark County School District
PrincipalDarren Sweikert
Number of students3,165 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Black, Green, Silver

Palo Verde High School is a high school in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The school was built in 1996 with an adjacent 10 portable classrooms located in Summerlin, a rapidly growing affluent suburban community in the western portion of the City of Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County. The origin of the school's name comes from the surrounding palo verde trees. The school's ethnic ratio is 59.4% Caucasian; 11.4% African American; 17.1% Hispanic; 11.5% Asian/Pacific Islander and 0.6% Native American.[2]

The school site includes a College of Southern Nevada (CSN) High Tech Center and an adjacent Parks and Recreation facility.[3]

Interior of the school



Notable alumni[edit]

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Linda Rankin Givens Elementary School
  • John W. Bonner Elementary School
  • Ethel W. Staton Elementary School
  • William Lummis Elementary School
  • Judy and John L. Goolsby Elementary School
  • d'Vorre and Ober Elementary School
  • James B. McMillan Elementary School
  • Edythe and Lloyd Katz Elementary School
  • Walter Jacobson Elementary School
  • Sig Rogich Middle School
  • Ernest Becker Middle School
  • Victoria Fertitta Middle School
  • Walter Johnson Junior High School


  1. ^ "Palo Verde High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "Student Teacher Ratio Palo Verde High School - Las Vegas, Nevada - NV". Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  3. ^ "Palo Verde High School". Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  4. ^ Palo Verde Athletics Archived January 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Arianny Celeste News, Pictures, and Videos". TMZ. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
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  7. ^ Locher, John. "Palo Verde Product resurrects his career". Las Vegas Review Journal. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  8. ^ Keefer, Case. "Former Palo Verde star ready for camp with the Browns". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  9. ^ "See how the Rock rolls, and Ryback gets back". Las Vegas Review Journal. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  10. ^ Weatherford, Mike (June 17, 2011). "Las Vegas' Panic! at the Disco playing House of Blues after weathering lineup changes". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 26, 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Palo Verde High School at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 36°10′17″N 115°19′59″W / 36.17139°N 115.33306°W / 36.17139; -115.33306