Washoe County School District

425 East Ninth
Reno, NV 89520
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 115 public schools serving 65,538 students in Washoe County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Nevada.
Public Schools in Washoe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Nevada public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nevada public school average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NV)
# Schools
115 Schools
757 Schools
# Students
65,538 Students
482,853 Students
# Teachers
n/a
71 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Washoe County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 20 school districts in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NV)
#8 out of 20 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Washoe County   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
28%
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 2021-22 school year data.
46%
44%
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 2021-22 school year data.
31%
26%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Washoe County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NV by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washoe County   School District and public school graduation rate of NV by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.71
# American Indian Students
803 Students
4,064 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,901 Students
26,340 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# Hispanic Students
28,026 Students
213,612 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
44%
# Black Students
1,790 Students
59,324 Students
% Black Students
3%
12%
# White Students
27,908 Students
142,579 Students
% White Students
42%
29%
# Hawaiian Students
945 Students
7,052 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
2%
# Two or more races Students
4,136 Students
35,220 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
829
10,799
# Students in K Grade:
4,830
34,667
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,750
33,778
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,900
34,957
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,895
35,507
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,933
35,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,750
36,116
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,792
35,974
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,844
36,924
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,188
38,619
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,572
39,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,298
37,984
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,110
36,556
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,756
34,521
# Ungraded Students:
91
1,054

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,377 is higher than the state median of $12,001. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,937 is higher than the state median of $12,163. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NV)
Total Revenue
$811 MM
$5,795 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$913 MM
$5,873 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,377
$12,001
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washoe County   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,937
$12,163
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washoe County   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Washoe County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tmcc Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 674-7660
Grades: 10-12
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Ted Hunsberger Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2505 Crossbow
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-7095
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #33.
Caughlin Ranch Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4885 Village Green Pkwy
Reno, NV 89519
(775) 689-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 499 students
Rank: #44.
Roy Gomm Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4000 Mayberry Dr
Reno, NV 89519
(775) 333-5000
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #55.
Mount Rose K-8 Of Languages
(Math: 75% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
915 Lander Street
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5030
Grades: PK-8
| 403 students
Rank: #66.
Rollan Melton Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6575 Archimedes Lane
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-7440
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #77.
Van Gorder Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7650 Campello Drive
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 425-7722
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #88.
Jessie Beck Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1900 Sharon Way
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 689-2520
Grades: PK-6
| 572 students
Rank: #99.
Coral Elementary-south
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6155 Neil Rd
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 357-9122
Grades: K-4
| 281 students
Rank: #1010.
Mamie Towles Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2800 Kings Row
Reno, NV 89503
(775) 746-5820
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #1111.
Nick Poulakidas Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9600 Mojave Sky Dr
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 852-6570
Grades: PK-5
| 845 students
Rank: #1212.
John Bohach Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 Windmill Farms Pkwy
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 626-0062
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #1313.
Darrel Swope Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
901 Keele Drive
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5330
Grades: 6-8
| 634 students
Rank: #1414.
Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2500 Homeland Drive
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-5620
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Florence Drake Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2755 Fourth Street
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 353-5510
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Hunter Lake Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
909 Hunter Lake Dr
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5040
Grades: K-6
| 366 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
405 Surrey Drive
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 849-0255
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #15 - 1815. - 18.
Verdi Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Bridge Street
Verdi, NV 89439
(775) 345-8100
Grades: K-5
| 279 students
Rank: #1919.
Bud Beasley Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2100 Canyon Parkway
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 626-5250
Grades: PK-5
| 641 students
Rank: #2020.
George Westergard Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1785 Ambassador Drive
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2121.
Spanish Springs Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Marilyn Mae Drive
Sparks, NV 89441
(775) 425-7710
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #2222.
Reno High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
395 Booth Street
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 333-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,943 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Brown Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13815 Spelling Court
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 851-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 636 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Coral High School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6275 Neil Rd
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 829-4601
Grades: 9-12
| 348 students
Rank: #2525.
Marce Herz Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13455 Thomas Creek Rd
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-5629
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #2626.
Galena High School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 Butch Cassidy Way
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 851-5630
Grades: 9-12
| 1,195 students
Rank: #2727.
Kendyl Depoali Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9300 Wilbur May Parkway
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 852-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 864 students
Rank: #2828.
Yvonne Shaw Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Eagle Canyon Dr
Sparks, NV 89441
(775) 425-7777
Grades: 6-8
| 704 students
Rank: #2929.
Sky Ranch Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Windmill Farms
Sparks, NV 89436
(775) 626-0060
Grades: 6-8
| 1,305 students
Rank: #3030.
Academy Of Arts Careers & Tech
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
380 Edison Way
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 327-3920
Grades: 9-12
| 546 students
Rank: #3131.
Damonte Ranch High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 851-5656
Grades: 9-12
| 1,937 students
Rank: #3232.
Robert Mcqueen High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6055 Lancer Street
Reno, NV 89523
(775) 746-5880
Grades: 9-12
| 1,649 students
Rank: #3333.
Coral Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1350 E. Ninth St
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 323-2332
Grades: 5-8
| 552 students
Rank: #3434.
Gerlach K-12 School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 E. Sunset Blvd
Gerlach, NV 89412
(775) 557-2326
Grades: K-12
| 23 students
Rank: #3535.
Alyce Taylor Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
252 Egyptian Way
Sparks, NV 89441
(775) 425-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Washoe County School District?
Washoe County School District manages 115 public schools serving 65,538 students.
What is the rank of Washoe County School District?
Washoe County School District is ranked #8 out of 20 school districts in Nevada (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nevada school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Washoe County School District?
42% of Washoe County School District students are Hispanic, 42% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is Washoe County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,937 is higher than the state median of $12,163. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 115 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 65,538 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : 84% (Top 50% in NV)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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