Douglas County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public middle schools serving 1,956 students in Douglas County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in Nevada.
Public Middle Schools in Douglas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Nevada public middle school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Douglas County School District are Jacobsen High School, Carson Valley Middle School and Pau Wa Lu Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public middle 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
219 Schools
# Students
1,956 Students
153,237 Students
# Teachers
132 Teachers
6,827 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Douglas County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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
0.54
0.71
# American Indian Students
69 Students
1,338 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
29 Students
8,942 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
477 Students
63,914 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
42%
# Black Students
13 Students
17,325 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
1,246 Students
48,251 Students
% White Students
64%
31%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
2,314 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
2%
# Two or more races Students
113 Students
11,151 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
224
# Students in K Grade:
38
4,020
# Students in 1st Grade:
57
4,270
# Students in 2nd Grade:
58
4,195
# Students in 3rd Grade:
57
4,103
# Students in 4th Grade:
63
4,388
# Students in 5th Grade:
70
5,808
# Students in 6th Grade:
368
35,812
# Students in 7th Grade:
430
39,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
432
39,772
# Students in 9th Grade:
95
3,563
# Students in 10th Grade:
105
3,006
# Students in 11th Grade:
90
2,699
# Students in 12th Grade:
91
2,186
# 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 Middle 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: 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: 1,956 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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