Washoe County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 107 public schools serving 67,021 students in Washoe County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Nevada.
Public Schools in Washoe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Nevada public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Washoe County School District are Tmcc Magnet High School, Roy Gomm Elementary School and Ted Hunsberger Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Washoe County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nevada.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Washoe County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NV)
# Schools
108 Schools
711 Schools
# Students
67,021 Students
486,982 Students
# Teachers
3,309 Teachers
23,745 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Washoe County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 21 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 86% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NV)
Overall District Rank
#6 out of 21 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washoe County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washoe 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)
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washoe 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
86%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washoe 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
0.64
0.70
# American Indian Students
909 Students
4,508 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,938 Students
27,183 Students
% Asian Students
4%
6%
# Hispanic Students
27,429 Students
210,121 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
43%
# Black Students
1,611 Students
54,807 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
29,878 Students
159,409 Students
% White Students
44%
32%
# Hawaiian Students
812 Students
6,957 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
3,992 Students
30,626 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
942
8,908
# Students in K Grade:
5,003
35,335
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,963
36,515
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,053
36,521
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,963
37,104
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,406
38,734
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,522
39,117
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,346
37,996
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,193
37,184
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,951
36,420
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,097
36,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,059
36,574
# Students in 11th Grade:
4,833
35,595
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,630
33,644
# Ungraded Students:
60
861

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,238 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 $10,396 is less than the state median of $12,692. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NV)
Total Revenue
$686 MM
$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washoe 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
$697 MM
$25 MM
This chart display total spending of Washoe 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
$10,238
$9,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washoe 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
$10,396
$12,692
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washoe 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.

Best Washoe County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tmcc Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7000 Dandini Boulevard
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 674-7660
Grades: 10-12
| 249 students
Rank: #22.
Roy Gomm Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4000 Mayberry Drive
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 474 students
Rank: #33.
Ted Hunsberger Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2505 Crossbow Court
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-7095
Grades: PK-6
| 752 students
Rank: #44.
Caughlin Ranch Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4881 Village Green Parkway
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 689-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 592 students
Rank: #55.
Coral Academy High School
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
6275 Neil Rd.
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 829-4601
Grades: 9-12
| 254 students
Rank: #66.
Van Gorder Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7650 Campello Drive
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 425-7722
Grades: PK-6
| 835 students
Rank: #77.
Rollan D. Melton Ellementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6557 Archimedes Drive
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-7440
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #88.
Brown Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13815 Spelling Court
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 862 students
Rank: #99.
Hunter Lake Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
909 Hunter Lake Drive
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5040
Grades: PK-6
| 418 students
Rank: #1010.
Jessie Beck Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1900 Sharon Way
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 689-2520
Grades: PK-6
| 582 students
Rank: #1111.
Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Homeland Drive
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-5620
Grades: PK-6
| 475 students
Rank: #1212.
Reno High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
395 Booth Street
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,675 students
Rank: #1313.
George Westergard Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1785 Ambassador Drive
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Rank: #1414.
Mount Rose K-8 Academy Of Languages Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
915 Lander Street
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5030
Grades: PK-8
| 492 students
Rank: #1515.
Alyce Savage Taylor Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
252 Egyptian Way
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 425-7700
Grades: PK-6
| 738 students
Rank: #1616.
Kendyl Depoali Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9300 Wilbur May Parkway
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 852-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,228 students
Rank: #1717.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
405 Surrey Drive
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 849-0255
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1818.
Spanish Springs Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
100 Marilyn Mae Drive
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 425-7710
Grades: PK-6
| 867 students
Rank: #1919.
Darrell C Swope Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
901 Keele Drive
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5330
Grades: 6-8
| 780 students
Rank: #2020.
Mamie Towles Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Kings Row
Reno, NV 89503
(775) 746-5820
Grades: PK-6
| 326 students
Rank: #2121.
Academy Of Art Careers And Technology
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
380 Edison Way
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 861-4418
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #2222.
Bud Beasley Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2100 Canyon Parkway
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 626-5250
Grades: PK-6
| 820 students
Rank: #2323.
Coral Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1350 E Ninth Street
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 323-2332
Grades: 5-8
| 555 students
Rank: #2424.
Incline High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
499 Village Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451
(775) 832-4260
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
Rank: #2525.
Double Diamond Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 S. Meadows Parkway
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 850-6212
Grades: PK-5
| 917 students
Rank: #2626.
B D Billinghurst Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6685 Chesterfield Lane
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-5870
Grades: 6-8
| 924 students
Rank: #2727.
Jerry Whitehead Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3570 Waterfall Drive
Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 626-5200
Grades: PK-6
| 544 students
Rank: #2828.
Florence Drake Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2755 4th Street
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 353-5510
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
Rank: #2929.
Coral Academy Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1701 Valley Road
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 322-0274
Grades: K-4
| 493 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Peavine Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1601 Grandview Avenue
Reno, NV 89503
(775) 746-5840
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Verdi Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
250 Bridge Street
Verdi, NV 89439
(775) 345-8100
Grades: PK-6
| 286 students
Rank: #3232.
Huffaker Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
980 Wheatland Road
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 689-2510
Grades: PK-6
| 491 students
Rank: #3333.
Lou Mendive Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 46% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 Whitewood Drive
Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 353-5990
Grades: 6-8
| 1,044 students
Rank: #3434.
Lloyd Diedrichsen Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1735 Del Rosa Way
Sparks, NV 89434
(775) 353-5730
Grades: PK-6
| 422 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Jesse Hall Elementery School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
185 Shelby Drive
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 425-7755
Grades: PK-6
| 647 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 67,021 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 30% in NV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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