Top 10 Best Nevada Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 29 blue ribbon public schools serving 21,168 students in Nevada.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Nevada are Ted Hunsberger Elementary School, Caughlin Ranch Elementary School and John Vanderburg Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nevada blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Nevada public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Nevada Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Ted Hunsberger Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2505 Crossbow Court
    Reno, NV 89511
    (775) 851-7095

    752 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #22.
    Caughlin Ranch Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4881 Village Green Parkway
    Reno, NV 89509
    (775) 689-2600

    592 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #33.
    John Vanderburg Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2040 Desert Shadow Trail
    Henderson, NV 89012
    (702) 799-0540

    943 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #44.
    Judy & John L Goolsby Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11175 W. Desert Inn Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89135
    (702) 799-2520

    787 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #55.
    Shirley & Bill Wallin Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2333 Canyon Retreat Dr
    Henderson, NV 89044
    (702) 799-5776

    991 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #66.
    Charles & Phyllis Frias Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5800 Broken Top Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89141
    (702) 799-2298

    839 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #77.
    West Career & Technical Academy Magnet School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11945 W. Charleston Blvd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89135
    (702) 799-4340

    1,381 student
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #88.
    John W Bonner Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    765 Crestdale Ln.
    Las Vegas, NV 89144
    (702) 799-6050

    857 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Pinon Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1479 Stephanie Way
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 267-3622

    310 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Roy Gomm Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4000 Mayberry Drive
    Reno, NV 89509
    (775) 333-5000

    474 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #1111.
    Walter Bracken Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 N. 27th St.
    Las Vegas, NV 89101
    (702) 799-7095

    510 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1212.
    Hunter Lake Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    909 Hunter Lake Drive
    Reno, NV 89509
    (775) 333-5040

    418 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1313.
    Advanced Technologies Academy Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2501 Vegas Dr.
    Las Vegas, NV 89106
    (702) 799-7870

    1,133 student
    Year: 2011, 2019
  • Rank: #1414.
    Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2500 Homeland Drive
    Reno, NV 89511
    (775) 851-5620

    475 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1515.
    Glen C. Taylor Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2655 Siena Heights Dr.
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 799-6892

    882 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1616.
    Sig Rogich Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    235 N. Pavilion Center Dr.
    Las Vegas, NV 89144
    (702) 799-6040

    1,828 student
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1717.
    Judith D Steele Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6995 W Eldorado Ln
    Las Vegas, NV 89113
    (702) 799-2201

    722 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1818.
    Evelyn Stuckey Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4905 Chartan Ave
    Las Vegas, NV 89141
    (702) 799-2274

    1,042 student
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #1919.
    Sue H Morrow Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1070 Featherwood Ave.
    Henderson, NV 89015
    (702) 799-3550

    663 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2020.
    Mount Rose K-8 Academy Of Languages Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    915 Lander Street
    Reno, NV 89509
    (775) 333-5030

    492 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2121.
    Kendyl Depoali Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9300 Wilbur May Parkway
    Reno, NV 89521
    (775) 852-6700

    1,228 student
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #2222.
    Sandra L Thompson Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7351 N. Campbell Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89149
    (702) 799-3430

    828 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2323.
    Patricia A Bendorf Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3550 S. Kevin Way
    Las Vegas, NV 89147
    (702) 799-4440

    704 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2424.
    Helen M Smith Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7101 Pinedale Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89145
    (702) 799-4300

    546 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2525.
    Veterans Tribute Career Techincal Academy Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2531 Vegas Dr.
    Las Vegas, NV 89106
    (702) 799-4710

    802 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2626.
    Jackpot High School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2201 Progressive Drive
    Jackpot, NV 89825
    (775) 755-2374

    50 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2727.
    John Dooley Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1940 Chickasaw Drive
    Henderson, NV 89002
    (702) 799-8060

    447 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2828.
    Winnemucca Grammar School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    522 Lay Street
    Winnemucca, NV 89445
    (775) 623-8160

    363 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2929.
    Caliente Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    289 Lincoln St.
    Caliente, NV 89008
    (775) 726-3772

    109 students
    Year: 2010
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