District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Washoe 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 Washoe 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

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


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 Washoe County School District

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Current student
July 14, 2024
This school disrespects students, dehumanizes, and embarrasses them. Students are too busy dealing with bad staff and poor student peer judgement. It is full of drama and definitely not bully free,... More
Parent / Guardian
July 09, 2024
The school lacks any sense of leadership within the staff. Kinder and first grade seem to me the only grades that have a handle on curriculum and managing student's needs. Every grade after seems to... More
Current student
June 24, 2024
This school is very mentally draining with the way its being run and the fact that some of the admin use their white privileges over people of color so that can win any argument.
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