Douglas County Public Schools

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(13)
High
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Elementary
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Pre-K
(6)
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There are 13 public schools in Douglas County, Nevada, serving 6,286 students.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada state average of 62%.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 17:1.

Douglas County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • GardnervilleC C Meneley Elementary School
    1446 Muir Dr
    GardnervilleNV89460
    (775)265-3154
    536 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Gardnerville
    Carson Valley Middle School
    1477 Hwy 395 South
    GardnervilleNV89410
    (775)782-2265
    754 students | Gr. 7-9
  • MindenDouglas Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    MindenNV89423
    (775)265-5262
    Alternative School
    3 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Minden
    Douglas County High School
    1670 Hwy 88
    MindenNV89423
    (775)782-5136
    1347 students | Gr. 10-12
  • GardnervilleGardnerville Elementary School
    1290 Toler Ave
    GardnervilleNV89410
    (775)782-5117
    540 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Gardnerville
    Gene Scarselli Elementary School
    699 Long Valley Rd
    GardnervilleNV89460
    (775)265-2222
    574 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Zephyr CoveGeorge Whittell High School
    240 Warrior Way
    Zephyr CoveNV89448
    (775)588-2446
    233 students | Gr. 7-12
  • Carson CityJacks Valley Elementary School
    701 Jacks Valley Rd
    Carson CityNV89705
    (775)267-3267
    510 students | Gr. PK-6
  • MindenJacobsen High (china Spring Yc)
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    MindenNV89423
    (775)265-5433
    Alternative School
    60 students | Gr. 7-12
  • Minden
    Minden Elementary School
    1170 Baler St
    MindenNV89423
    (775)782-5510
    418 students | Gr. PK-6
  • GardnervillePau Wa Lu Middle School
    701 Long Valley Rd
    GardnervilleNV89460
    (775)265-6100
    608 students | Gr. 7-9
  • MindenPinon Hills Elementary School
    1479 Stephanie Way
    MindenNV89423
    (775)267-3622
    497 students | Gr. KG-6
  • Zephyr CoveZephyr Cove Elementary School
    226 Warrior Way
    Zephyr CoveNV89448
    (775)588-4574
    206 students | Gr. PK-6

County Statistics

About Douglas County County Statistics (NV) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 32,264 people 2,344,858 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 40% 24%
Median Household Income $61,842 $52,591
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Did You Know?
Douglas County, NV public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the Nevada average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Douglas County is Omaha Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or in the USA.