Top 3 Best Carson City Public High Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 2,538 students in Carson City, NV. The top ranked public high schools in Carson City, NV are Carson High School, Pioneer (alternative) High School and Argent Preparatory Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carson City, NV public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Nevada public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average). High schools in Carson City have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Nevada public high schools.
Carson City, NV public high school have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Nevada average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Carson High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Nevada or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public high school average of 66% (majority Hispanic).

Best Carson City Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carson High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1111 North Saliman
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 283-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,257 students
Rank: #22.
Pioneer (alternative) High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
225 E. Park Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 283-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 148 students
Argent Preparatory Academy
Charter School
788 Fairview Dr.
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 883-7900
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
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Carson City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Gleason Center (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
604 West Musser Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 885-6361
Grades: PK-K
| 46 students
1545 W 5th Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 123-1234
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3735 North Carson St
Carson City, NV 89706
(775) 882-8200
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students

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