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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Douglas County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 17:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
17%
39%
White
72%
38%
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 0.47
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%
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%

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 2,386
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: 2013 (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
  • MindenDouglas Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)265-5262
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 3 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MindenJacobsen High (china Spring Yc)
    Alternative School
    1638 Mono Ave
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)265-5433
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 60 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • MindenMinden Elementary School
    1170 Baler St
    MindenNV 89423
    (775)782-5510
    1.4 mi | 418 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • GardnervilleGardnerville Elementary School
    1290 Toler Ave
    GardnervilleNV 89410
    (775)782-5117
    2.2 mi | 540 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • GardnervilleC C Meneley Elementary School
    1446 Muir Dr
    GardnervilleNV 89460
    (775)265-3154
    4.6 mi | 536 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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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 0.42, which is lower than the Nevada average of 0.47. The most diverse school district in Douglas County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nevada or national school diversity statistics.