Nevada Schools

  • NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 700 EAST FIFTH STREET
  • CARSON CITY, NV 89701
  • (775) 687-9217
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Nevada, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Nevada School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate51.3%49
Dropout Rate5.1%36
Per Pupil Spending$8,33543
Students Per Teacher19.747
Number of Schools66442
Number of Students433,37135
Number of (FTE) Teachers21,99337

Nevada Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment433,37119.7
Prekindergarten Students3,39339.5
Kindergarten Students32,18834.9
1st Grade Students34,358-
2nd Grade Students34,391-
3rd Grade Students34,185-
4th Grade Students34,099-
5th Grade Students33,757-
6th Grade Students33,340-
7th Grade Students33,944-
8th Grade Students34,394-
9th Grade Students41,768-
10th Grade Students34,224-
11th Grade Students25,712-
12th Grade Students23,330-
Ungraded Students288-
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers21,99319.7
Prekindergarten Teachers8639.5
Kindergarten Teachers92234.9
Elementary Teachers10,275-
Secondary Teachers7,892-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes2,8180.1
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides4,143
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors1,368
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors848
Elementary275
Secondary544
Other29
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians367
Library Support Staff328
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff4,501
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators25
LEA Administrative Support Staff971
School Administrators1,049
School Administrative Support Staff1,351
Student Support Services84
Other Support Services Staff1,021

Nevada State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$4,364,265,703-
Total Local Revenues$2,730,522,26062.6%
Property Tax$1,283,257,55629.4%
Non-Property Tax$1,152,710,41926.4%
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax$947,9540.02%
Individual Tuition$6,516,8610.1%
Tuition From LEAs$541,0510.01%
Individual Transportation Fees$435,3510.01%
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments$113,725,9602.6%
Food Service$39,365,4470.9%
Student Activities$86,448,9752.0%
Textbooks--
Summer School$2,482,4440.06%
Other Revenues$44,631,2931.0%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$1,344,110,54430.8%
Total Federal Revenues$289,632,8996.6%
Direct Grants$15,381,3660.4%
Revenues Through State$265,735,9866.1%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$528,1580.01%
Other Sources$7,987,3890.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$3,515,004,345-
Total Instructional Expenditures$2,089,250,89659.4%
Salaries$1,371,429,36039.0%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$1,034,042,92729.4%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$211,505,5846.0%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$17,371,1720.5%
Teacher Salaries - Other$13,614,1820.4%
Employee Benefits$493,667,05614.0%
Purchased Services$45,880,3301.3%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$1,801,3260.05%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$439,6820.01%
Supplies$168,807,8760.2%
Property$7,664,9480.2%
Other--
Textbooks$41,774,7161.2%
Salaries$718,824,79220.5%
Student Support$111,457,5243.2%
Instructional Staff Support$99,190,1592.8%
General Administration Support$33,497,8181.0%
School Administration Support$178,692,0685.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$157,084,0474.5%
Student Transportation Support$87,343,5322.5%
Other Support$51,559,6441.5%
Employee Benefits$252,398,9727.2%
Student Support$38,427,5281.1%
Instructional Staff Support$30,841,3200.9%
General Administration Support$12,974,9090.4%
School Administration Support$60,956,0951.7%
Operation & Maintenance Support$56,008,2091.6%
Student Transportation Support$33,016,8630.9%
Other Support$20,174,0480.6%
Purchased Services$160,189,8484.6%
Student Support$8,622,3340.2%
Instructional Staff Support$26,219,1740.7%
General Administration Support$22,602,0040.6%
School Administration Support$4,136,1030.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$56,454,9351.6%
Student Transportation Support$6,723,5860.2%
Other Support$35,431,7121.0%
Supplies$155,178,4544.4%
Student Support$3,603,2620.1%
Instructional Staff Support$19,891,1450.6%
General Administration Support$2,571,4080.07%
School Administration Support$1,186,3130.03%
Operation & Maintenance Support$103,753,7693.0%
Student Transportation Support$19,604,6780.6%
Other Support$4,567,8790.1%
Property$32,066,8820.9%
Student Support$295,0630.01%
Instructional Staff Support$2,022,0290.06%
General Administration Support$183,9760.01%
School Administration Support$481,9930.01%
Operation & Maintenance Support$4,384,4610.1%
Student Transportation Support$23,750,1090.7%
Other Support$949,2510.03%
Other$11,748,9790.3%
Student Support$2,238,8790.06%
Instructional Staff Support$4,697,7810.1%
General Administration Support$2,792,1330.08%
School Administration Support$171,7350.00%
Operation & Maintenance Support$348,2250.01%
Student Transportation Support$32,0480.00%
Other Support$1,468,1780.04%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$127,412,4043.6%
Food Services$127,412,4043.6%
Salaries$40,252,4311.1%
Employee Benefits$14,560,1590.4%
Purchased Services$3,584,7830.1%
Supplies$65,643,7831.9%
Property--
Other$3,371,2480.10%
Enterprise--
Salaries--
Employee Benefits--
Purchased Services--
Supplies--
Property--
Other--

Nevada State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian -
Asian -
Hispanic -
Black -
White -
Total 51.3%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 252
Asian 1,678
Hispanic 3,620
Black 1,449
White 10,150
Total 17,149
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 49
Asian 164
Hispanic 865
Black 499
White 918
Total 2,495
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 55
Asian 69
Hispanic 320
Black 111
White 988
Total 1,784
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 91,8574.6%
Grade 101,5824.7%
Grade 111,0854.2%
Grade 121,6467.5%
Grades 9-12 Total6,1705.1%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian214.9%
Asian713.4%
Hispanic8866.7%
Black2826.3%
White5973.9%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male3,2825.2%
Female2,8884.9%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Alamo326213.4-
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Amargosa Valley217613.5-
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Battle Mountain41,10121.2$42,981
1 Reviews
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Beatty322512.5$41,250
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Boulder City52,05518.5$50,523
10 Reviews
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Caliente226712.1$25,833
1 Reviews
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Carlin342013.6$49,571
Not Yet Rated
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Carson City208,74117.4$41,809
9 Reviews
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Dayton52,52618.3$43,599
5 Reviews
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Duckwater21717.0-
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Elko104,26717.2$48,608
3 Reviews
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Ely71,17618.4$36,408
Not Yet Rated
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Eureka223410.3-
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Fallon114,20618.2$35,935
1 Reviews
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Fernley53,60917.3$44,695
3 Reviews
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Gabbs3578.1$28,500
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Gardnerville73,09619.1$41,204
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Gerlach3686.2-
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Hawthorne350125.1$34,413
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Henderson5336,36419.0$55,949
46 Reviews
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Incline Village495013.9-
Not Yet Rated
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Indian Springs62387.7$40,966
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Jackpot323611.2-
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Las Vegas330223,65620.3$44,069
398 Reviews
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Laughlin23757.4$36,885
2 Reviews
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Logandale273610.2-
1 Reviews
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Lovelock470513.8$34,563
1 Reviews
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Lund28113.5-
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Mcdermitt31369.4$16,563
1 Reviews
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Mesquite31,44513.3$40,392
3 Reviews
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Minden92,51119.4$56,795
1 Reviews
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North Las Vegas5143,79720.9$46,057
121 Reviews
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Orovada24314.3-
1 Reviews
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Owyhee32289.9$23,214
Not Yet Rated
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Pahrump114,93519.0$34,860
6 Reviews
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Panaca339615.1-
1 Reviews
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Reno10944,92019.4$40,530
48 Reviews
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Round Mountain332112.8-
Not Yet Rated
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Sandy Valley22779.2$43,663
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Silver Springs51,10915.7$34,427
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Sparks3921,41119.1$45,745
27 Reviews
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Spring Creek62,71418.2$60,109
1 Reviews
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Tonopah443913.7$37,401
1 Reviews
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Tuscarora277.0-
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Virginia City340513.9-
1 Reviews
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Wells336612.2$35,870
Not Yet Rated
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West Wendover31,16816.7$34,116
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Winnemucca73,17217.7$46,699
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Yerington31,31316.6$31,151
2 Reviews
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Zephyr Cove246315.6-
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