District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Douglas County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Douglas County School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Douglas County School District

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Current student
February 08, 2024
Pau Wa Lu Middle School was one of the worst schools ive ever went to, the learning experience was very poor and did not catch my attention. Alot of the Teachers at Pau Wa Lu were rude and not caring... More
Parent / Guardian
January 22, 2024
Wonderful school. Small classes. Great teachers who truly care about their students.
Parent / Guardian
October 08, 2023
Douglas High School offers many AP courses, electives, technical classes, clubs, and sports. The teachers and staff as a whole are wonderful and conservative in their values and truly care about the... More
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