Reno High School

Reno High School serves 1,629 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Reno High School operates within the Washoe County School District.
Washoe County School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the NV state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,629 students
Reno High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Reno High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Reno High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Reno High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than 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 24:1 21:1
Reno High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Reno High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
5%
6%
Reno High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
18%
41%
Reno High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
1%
10%
Reno High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
69%
35%
Reno High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
6%
6%
Reno High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.49 0.47
Reno High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
15%
45%
Reno High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
2%
8%
Reno High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Washoe County School District's student population of 65,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,673 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
9
Number of Students Managed 65,550 1,349
Washoe County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 69%
Washoe County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $627 MM $40 MM
Washoe County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $637 MM $38 MM
Washoe County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,673 $11,600
Washoe County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,281
Washoe County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Washoe Innovations High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washoe Innovations High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washoe Innovations High School (0.5 miles away)
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