Douglas County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public high schools serving 2,466 students in Douglas County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in Nevada.
Public High Schools in Douglas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Nevada public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Douglas County School District are Jacobsen High School, Douglas High School and George Whittell High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Douglas County School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Nevada average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Douglas High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Nevada or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public high school average of 69% (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
6 Schools
174 Schools
# Students
2,466 Students
165,649 Students
# Teachers
163 Teachers
7,207 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Douglas County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 19 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
0.54
0.71
# American Indian Students
88 Students
1,502 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
45 Students
10,479 Students
% Asian Students
2%
6%
# Hispanic Students
585 Students
72,434 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
43%
# Black Students
14 Students
19,305 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
1,570 Students
52,504 Students
% White Students
64%
31%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
2,592 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
2%
# Two or more races Students
158 Students
10,475 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
13
# Students in K Grade:
38
1,074
# Students in 1st Grade:
57
1,161
# Students in 2nd Grade:
58
1,142
# Students in 3rd Grade:
57
1,146
# Students in 4th Grade:
63
1,382
# Students in 5th Grade:
70
1,457
# Students in 6th Grade:
53
2,985
# Students in 7th Grade:
101
3,212
# Students in 8th Grade:
113
3,733
# Students in 9th Grade:
463
38,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
458
37,673
# Students in 11th Grade:
455
36,119
# Students in 12th Grade:
470
34,840
# Ungraded Students:
10
1,019

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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jacobsen High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
225 China Spring Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(775) 265-5433
Grades: 7-12
| 21 students
Rank: #22.
Douglas High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1670 Hwy 88
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 782-5136
Grades: 9-12
| 1,417 students
Rank: #33.
George Whittell High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Warrior Way
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
(775) 588-2446
Grades: 7-12
| 107 students
Rank: #44.
Aspire Academy High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1680 Bently Parkway South
Minden, NV 89423
(775) 392-1475
Grades: 9-12
| 56 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: 2,466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • 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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