One of the toughest decisions a parent will eventually make is deciding which school to enroll their child. After all, graduating from an excellent high school can ultimately lead to a variety of college opportunities. Parents only want what’s best for their child, and that includes a quality education.
1. Eureka - Eureka County School District
Located in south-central Nevada, the Eureka County School District is comprised of three public schools: Eureka County High School, Eureka Elementary School and Crescent Valley Elementary School. This very small school district serves approximately 250 students and offers a comprehensive K-12 curriculum.
2. Minden - Douglas County School District
The Douglas County School District serves the communities of Gardnerville, Minden and South Lake Tahoe. This Nevada school district provides more than 6,000 students with a high quality education.
3. Reno - Washoe County School District
The Washoe County School District provides a public education to students in Washoe County, Nevada, including the cities of Reno and Sparks, and the unincorporated communities of Verdi, Incline Village and Gerlach. With approximately 63,000 students enrolled in 93 schools, this is the second largest school district in Nevada.
4. Virginia City - Storey County School District
Located in Virginia City, Nevada, the Storey County School District includes four schools that serve approximately 450 students in grades PK-12.
5. Carson City - Carson City School District
The Carson City School District operates ten schools in Carson City, Nevada, including six elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school and an alternative high school. Carson High School is one of the top ranked high schools in Nevada.
6. Las Vegas - Clark County School District
Established in 1956, the Clark County School District is the fifth-largest school district in the United States and serves approximately 350,000 students.
7. Battle Mountain - Lander County School District
The Lander County School District, located in Battle Mountain, operates five schools, including one high school, one junior high school, two elementary schools and one PK-12 school. This Nevada school district serves approximately 1,100 students.
8. Lovelock - Pershing County School District
Located in Lovelock, Nevada, the Pershing County School District provides public education for all grades in Pershing County. This Nevada school district serves approximately 700 students and operates four schools, including two elementary schools, one high school and one middle school.
9. Fallon - Churchill County School District
The Churchill County School District, located in Fallon, Nevada, operates six schools, including four elementary schools, one junior high school and one high school. This Nevada school district serves approximately 3,500 students.
10. Yerington - Lyon County School District
Located in Yerington, Nevada, the Lyon County School District provides many learning opportunities for its students across the 17 schools it operates.