Douglas County High School

Douglas County High School serves 1,347 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Douglas County High School operates within the Douglas County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1347 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,347 students
Douglas County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Douglas County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Douglas County High School Students 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 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 17:1
Douglas County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
Douglas County High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Douglas County High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
39%
Douglas County High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
10%
White
72%
38%
Douglas County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Douglas County High School Sch Ethnicity Douglas County High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.45 0.69
Douglas County High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
22%
44%
Douglas County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
7%
Douglas County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,481 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Douglas County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
9
Number of Students Managed 6,481 3,436
Douglas County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Douglas County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $69 MM $36 MM
Douglas County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $72 MM $34 MM
Douglas County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,493 $14,943
Douglas County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $14,309
Douglas County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) (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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Minden Douglas Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    Minden , NV , 89423
    (775)265-5262
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Minden Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc)
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    Minden , NV , 89423
    (775)265-5433
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Minden Minden Elementary School
    1170 Baler St
    Minden , NV , 89423
    (775)782-5510
    1.4  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Gardnerville Gardnerville Elementary School
    1290 Toler Ave
    Gardnerville , NV , 89410
    (775)782-5117
    2.2  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Gardnerville C C Meneley Elementary School
    1446 Muir Dr
    Gardnerville , NV , 89460
    (775)265-3154
    4.6  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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