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Reno, NV
Students enrolled: 137
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Jot Travis Building 048 1164
Reno, NV 89503

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(775) 682-5800
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August 30, 2015
There is a very strict consequence for cheating. As a result, nobody cheats or plagiarizes. And if they do, they don't get away with it.

- submitted by a student

August 30, 2015
The teachers are nice and want to see their students succeed. The facilities are the best, we can get delicious food from the Overlook. There are many classes and electives to take. I am so grateful I got into this school. It is the best.

- submitted by a student

April 17, 2014
The Davidson Academy is a very fine school that caters to extremely bright kids who are eager to learn. It is one of the only such places in the country. I believe that its founders were very interested in helping an unrepresented minority, which are the profoundly gifted. Few seem to think that very bright students need an institution such as DA. However, unless bright kids are given challenges and kept motivated, they can soon lose interest in education. Differentiated learning, which caters to the abilities of the various degrees of the students' ability to learn, is a rare thing these days. DA has some extremely excellent teachers who seem to really care about the welfare and education of their students. They are very accessible and willing to meet with students before or after class. The environment is very conducive to learning. There is also no bullying here that we have experienced. The kids respect each other and it is a wonderful place. Our child is extremely fond of the school. Can't say enough about it.

- submitted by a parent

January 04, 2014
Dear Parents , we are prospective parents of a very hard working gifted student. Can anyone plz give me some pointers.My son will be taking the EXPLORE test ( for 6th gr) in Feb. It sounds an amazing school to send our kids to !

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November 23, 2013
We moved our family ( 2000 miles) so our son can attend this school. To hear my son say "Thank you dad.I don't have to be different anymore" is priceless. He is excited to go to school. He is with his peers who think like him. He is able to progress in his subjects at his own pace. He is growing up socially as well. The community ,composed of teachers,administrators,students and parents , are very protective of the kids. Everybody is working hard to shape these kids so they can be the leaders tomorrow. We couldn't be happier.

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February 05, 2013
Where else can you find a place your child can find age peers who can better relate to, who can understand the uncommon topics of discussion, and who challenge each others to excel? Both our two children attended since 2011 moving across from country, and we tried private schools, public schools for gifted and talented as well as homeschooling for years so they do not coast academically. But more importantly, their social and emotional needs are met in this school, which is increasingly urgent for the teens at this age. Look them up and research about the school and its founder and DITD.

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October 15, 2012
We moved across the country so that my son could attend this school. We couldn't be more pleased with the level of education, the staff and the leadership. Kids are allowed to flourish here by running at their own pace.

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June 11, 2010
My daughter has been at the Davidson Academy for 3 school years. As a profoundly gifted student her needs for rapid progression through material have finally been met!

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November 17, 2009
This school is great because kids can take challenging courses with older peers but still be friends there own age.

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February 22, 2009
Both of my children attend the Davidson Academy. This school is stimulating and challenging for the highly gifted student. One of the best qualities of the school is that the students can progress at their own pace, without having to wait for the slowest kid to 'get it', as it is done in regular schools. While it is a new school and still developing, we have not been disappointed.

- submitted by a parent

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This is a unique public school per NRS 392A. The Academy runs on the same annual schedule as the University of Nevada, Reno, and is located on the university campus. Students are placed in courses by ability, rather than age or grade level. Dual-enrollment options are available in the context of Personalized Learning Plans. About half of the students have moved to Nevada to attend this school. Monthly newsletters that contain student and teacher highlights are available on the Academy website.

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The Davidson Academy Of Nevada
Jot Travis Building 048 1164, Reno, NV  89503
(775) 682-5800
Last modified The Davidson Academy Of Nevada is a Public school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
The Davidson Academy Of Nevada Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top