Douglas County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 3,784 students in Douglas County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Nevada.
Public Elementary Schools in Douglas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Nevada public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Douglas County School District are Pinon Hills Elementary School, Minden Elementary School and G. L. Scarselli Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public elementary school average of 70% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Douglas County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nevada for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
Douglas County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NV)
# Schools
11 Schools
586 Schools
# Students
3,784 Students
343,467 Students
# Teachers
258 Teachers
17,575 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Douglas County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 20 school districts in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NV)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 21 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Douglas County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
48%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Douglas County   School District and public school graduation rate of NV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.71
# American Indian Students
122 Students
2,828 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
46 Students
17,822 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
923 Students
148,762 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
43%
# Black Students
15 Students
41,642 Students
% Black Students
1%
12%
# White Students
2,466 Students
102,044 Students
% White Students
65%
30%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
4,985 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
2%
# Two or more races Students
201 Students
25,382 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
94
9,085
# Students in K Grade:
323
31,973
# Students in 1st Grade:
355
34,632
# Students in 2nd Grade:
341
35,136
# Students in 3rd Grade:
368
35,175
# Students in 4th Grade:
377
35,713
# Students in 5th Grade:
411
36,155
# Students in 6th Grade:
398
37,168
# Students in 7th Grade:
411
38,213
# Students in 8th Grade:
414
38,922
# Students in 9th Grade:
78
3,471
# Students in 10th Grade:
81
2,923
# Students in 11th Grade:
68
2,630
# Students in 12th Grade:
63
2,125
# Ungraded Students:
2
146

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,982 in this school district is less than the state median of $40,780. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,034 is less than the state median of $38,944. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NV)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$75 MM
$42 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$70 MM
$40 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,982
$40,780
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,034
$38,944
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Douglas County School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 235 students
Rank: #22.
Minden Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1170 Baler Street
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 782-5510
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #33.
G. L. Scarselli Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
699 Long Valley Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(775) 265-2222
Grades: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #44.
Zephyr Cove Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
226 Warrior Way
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
(775) 588-4574
Grades: PK-6
| 154 students
Rank: #55.
Gardnerville Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1290 Toler Avenue
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775) 782-5117
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #66.
C. C. Meneley Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1446 Muir Dr
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(775) 265-3154
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #77.
Carson Valley Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1477 Hwy 395
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775) 782-2265
Grades: 6-8
| 559 students
Rank: #88.
Jacks Valley Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
701 Jacks Valley Road
Carson City, NV 89705
(775) 267-3267
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #99.
Pau Wa Lu Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 Long Valley Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89460
(775) 265-6100
Grades: 6-8
| 404 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alt School
Alternative School
1680 Bently Parkway South
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 392-1475
Grades: 4-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Douglas Nevada Online
Alternative School
N/a
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 392-1475
Grades: K-12
| 857 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Douglas County School District
  • 1638 Mono Avenue, MINDEN, NV, 89423
  • (775) 782-5134
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,784 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 5% in NV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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