Douglas County High School

Douglas County High School serves 1,262 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Douglas County High School operates within the Douglas County School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1262 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,262 students
Douglas County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Douglas County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Douglas County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Douglas County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is equal to the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 21:1
Douglas County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
4%
1%
Douglas County High School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Douglas County High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
41%
Douglas County High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
70%
35%
Douglas County High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
6%
Douglas County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Douglas County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.47 0.47
Douglas County High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
45%
Douglas County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Douglas County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,130 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,932 is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,049 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Douglas County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
9
Number of Students Managed 6,130 1,349
Douglas County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 69%
Douglas County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $40 MM
Douglas County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $66 MM $38 MM
Douglas County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,932 $11,600
Douglas County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,049 $11,281
Douglas County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Douglas Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Douglas Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Douglas Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MindenDouglas Alternative School
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 5-12 | 3 students1617 Water St
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)392-1475
    0.65-123
  • MindenJacobsen High (china Spring Yc)
    Alternative School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 52 students1617 Water St Bldg East
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)265-5433
    0.67-1252
  • MindenAspire Academy High School
    Alternative School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 71 students1617 Water St
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)392-1475
    0.89-1271
  • MindenMinden Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 415 students1170 Baler St
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)782-5510
    1.4PK-6415
  • GardnervilleGardnerville Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 534 students1290 Toler Ave
    GardnervilleNV 89410
    (775)782-5117
    2.2PK-6534

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.
Related School Videos