Douglas County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools in Douglas County School District, serving 5,798 students. Douglas County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nevada.
Public schools in Douglas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Nevada public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Nevada.
The top ranked public schools in Douglas County School District are Pinon Hills Elementary School, Zephyr Cove Elementary School and Minden Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 68% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Nevada public school average of 20:1.

Overview

School District NameDouglas County School District
School District Phone Number(775) 782-5134
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NV)
# of Schools15 Schools709 Schools
# of Students5,798 Students486,982 Students
# of Teachers336 Teachers23,745 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:120:1

District Comparison

Douglas County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 21 school districts in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 21 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Douglas County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Douglas County   School District and public school graduation rate of NV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.510.70
# of American Indian Students185 Students4,508 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# of Asian Students78 Students27,183 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# of Hispanic Students1,302 Students210,121 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
43%
# of Black Students34 Students54,807 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# of White Students3,854 Students159,409 Students
% White Students
66%
32%
# of Hawaiian Students18 Students6,957 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students342 Students30,626 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:398,908
# of Students in Kindergarten:38735,335
# of Students in 1st Grade:37336,515
# of Students in 2nd Grade:42036,521
# of Students in 3rd Grade:40837,104
# of Students in 4th Grade:44038,734
# of Students in 5th Grade:43539,117
# of Students in 6th Grade:45737,996
# of Students in 7th Grade:43837,184
# of Students in 8th Grade:48036,420
# of Students in 9th Grade:49736,474
# of Students in 10th Grade:49436,574
# of Students in 11th Grade:47635,595
# of Students in 12th Grade:44733,644
# of Ungraded Students:7861

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,135 is higher than the state median of $9,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,556 is less than the state median of $12,692. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NV)
Total Revenue$70 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Douglas County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$67 MM$25 MM
This chart display total spending of Douglas County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,135$9,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Douglas County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,556$12,692
This chart display average spending per public school student in Douglas County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Douglas County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Pinon Hills Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1479 Stephanie Way
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 267-3622

    Grades: PK-5 | 310 students
  • Zephyr Cove Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    226 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775) 588-4574

    Grades: PK-6 | 178 students
  • Minden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1170 Baler Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5510

    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
  • Jacks Valley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    701 Jacks Valley Road
    Carson City, NV 89705
    (775) 267-3267

    Grades: PK-5 | 386 students
  • Douglas County High School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1670 Highway 88
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5136

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,668 student
  • Gardnerville Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1290 Toler Avenue
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775) 782-5117

    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
  • C C Meneley Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1446 Muir Drive
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-3154

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 265-5433

    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
  • George Whittell High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    240 Warrior Way
    Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
    (775) 588-2446

    Grades: 7-12 | 191 students
  • Carson Valley Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1477 Highway 395 South
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775) 782-2265

    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
  • Gene Scarselli Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    699 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-2222

    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
  • Aspire Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
  • Pau Wa Lu Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    701 Long Valley Road
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    (775) 265-6100

    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
  • Douglas Alternative School Alternative School
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: 4-12 | 5 students
  • Douglas County Adult School Alternative School
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475

    Grades: AE | n/a student
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