Nevada Public Schools

Nevada is the #42 largest school system in the United States, serving 439,128 students across 649 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% (majority Hispanic), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(NV) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
39%
Black
10%
White
38%
Unknown
6%
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    8,2368,236 Students |
    46% 46% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    4,1034,103 Students |
    34% 34% Minority
  • 375375 Schools |
    321,259321,259 Students |
    69% 69% Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    6,2866,286 Students |
    31% 31% Minority
  • 3232 Schools |
    9,7669,766 Students |
    38% 38% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    6464 Students |
    50% 50% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    253253 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 1414 Schools |
    3,4363,436 Students |
    43% 43% Minority
  • 66 Schools |
    1,1101,110 Students |
    38% 38% Minority
  • 99 Schools |
    985985 Students |
    21% 21% Minority
  • 1919 Schools |
    8,2808,280 Students |
    35% 35% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    515515 Students |
    45% 45% Minority
  • 2323 Schools |
    5,5905,590 Students |
    33% 33% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    690690 Students |
    47% 47% Minority
  • 33 Schools |
    358358 Students |
    18% 18% Minority
  • 110110 Schools |
    66,76766,767 Students |
    51% 51% Minority
  • 1212 Schools |
    1,4301,430 Students |
    26% 26% Minority
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Did You Know?
Nevada 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 .69, which is higher than the national average of .48. The most diverse school district in Nevada is Clark County School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or in the USA.