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'''Nevada''' is home to 18 school districts, 649 schools and 439,634 K-12 students.<ref name=NVDoE>[http://www.nevadareportcard.com/profile/pdf/11-12/00.E.pdf ''Nevada Department of Education,'' "2011-2012 State Accountability Summary Report," accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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==Quick facts==
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===State school administrators===
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*[[Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]]: [[Rorie Fitzpatrick]]<ref>[http://www.doe.nv.gov/About/NDE_Superintendent_Page/ ''Nevada Department of Education,'' "Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction," accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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*State Board of Education:<ref>[http://www.doe.nv.gov/State_Board_Education_Members/ ''Nevada Department of Education,'' "State Board of Education Members 2013," accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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**Elaine Wynn, ''President''
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**Allison Serafin, ''Vice President''
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**Thad S. Ballard
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**Dave Cook
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**Stavan Corbett
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**Alexis Gonzales-Black
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**Freeman Holbrook
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**Kevin Melcher
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**Kamryn Mock
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**Mark Newburn
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**Richard Stokes
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===Enrollment and spending===
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The following table displays the top ten Nevada school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.<ref name=NVDoE/><ref>[http://www.nevadareportcard.com/ ''Nevada Annual Reports of Accountability,'' "Per Pupil Expenditures (2010-2011)," accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Student enrollment
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Per-pupil spending
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| 1.) [[Clark County School District, Nevada|Clark County]] || 1.) [[Esmeralda County School District, Nevada|Esmeralda County]]
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| 2.) [[Washoe County School District, Nevada|Washoe County]] || 2.) [[Eureka County School District, Nevada|Eureka County]]
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| 3.) [[Elko County School District, Nevada|Elko County]] || 3.) [[Mineral County School District, Nevada|Mineral County]]
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| 4.) [[Lyon County School District, Nevada|Lyon County]] || 4.) [[Pershing County School District, Nevada|Pershing County]]
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| 5.) [[Carson City School District, Nevada|Carson City]] || 5.) [[Storey County School District, Nevada|Storey County]]
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| 6.) [[Douglas County School District, Nevada|Douglas County]] || 6.) [[Lincoln County School District, Nevada|Lincoln County]]
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| 7.) [[Nye County School District, Nevada|Nye County]] || 7.) [[White Pine County School District, Nevada|White Pine County]]
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| 8.) [[Churchill County School District, Nevada|Churchill County]] || 8.) [[Nye County School District, Nevada|Nye County]]
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| 9.) [[Humboldt County School District, Nevada|Humboldt County]] || 9.) [[Elko County School District, Nevada|Elko County]]
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| 10.) [[White Pine County School District, Nevada|White Pine County]] || 10.) [[Lander County School District, Nevada|Lander County]]
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===Demographics===
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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada.<ref name=NVDoE/>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Ethnicity
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Number of students
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| Hispanic || 174,033 || 39.6%
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| White || 164,378 || 37.4%
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| African American || 42,347 || 9.6%
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| Asian || 24,796 || 5.6%
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| Two or More Races || 23,182 || 5.4%
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| Pacific Islander || 5,516 || 1.3%
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| American Indian/Alaska Native || 5,025 || 1.1%
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==School board elections==
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===Upcoming elections===
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: ''See also: [[Nevada school board elections, 2014]]''
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{{Nevada SBE 2014}}
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==See also==
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*[[Portal:School Boards and School Board Elections|School board elections portal]]
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*[[List of school districts in Nevada]]
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*[[Nevada]]
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://nvsos.gov/ Nevada Secretary of State]
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* [http://www.doe.nv.gov/ Nevada Department of Education]
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* [http://www.nvasb.org/ Nevada Association of School Boards]
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* [http://www.nsea-nv.org/ Nevada State Education Association]
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* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/districtsearch/ National Center for Education Statistics school district search tool]
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==References==
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{{Nevada}}
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[[Category:Nevada]]
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[[Category:State school district portals]]

Revision as of 16:51, 11 April 2014

K-12 Education in Nevada
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Dale Erquiaga
Number of students: 439,634[1]
Number of teachers: 21,132
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:20.8
Number of school districts: 18
Number of schools: 649
Graduation rate: 63%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,527[3]
See also
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Nevada is home to 18 school districts, 649 schools and 439,634 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten Nevada school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[4][7]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) Clark County 1.) Esmeralda County
2.) Washoe County 2.) Eureka County
3.) Elko County 3.) Mineral County
4.) Lyon County 4.) Pershing County
5.) Carson City 5.) Storey County
6.) Douglas County 6.) Lincoln County
7.) Nye County 7.) White Pine County
8.) Churchill County 8.) Nye County
9.) Humboldt County 9.) Elko County
10.) White Pine County 10.) Lander County

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada.[4]

Ethnicity Number of students Percentage
Hispanic 174,033 39.6%
White 164,378 37.4%
African American 42,347 9.6%
Asian 24,796 5.6%
Two or More Races 23,182 5.4%
Pacific Islander 5,516 1.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5,025 1.1%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Nevada school board elections, 2014

A total of three Nevada school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for nine seats. Each district scheduled elections for November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Nevada's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Clark County School District with 313,866 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Elko County School District with 9,529 K-12 students.
  • All three districts have three seats up for election in 2014.

The districts listed below served 387,828 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[8] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Nevada School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Clark County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 313,866
Elko County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 9,529
Washoe County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 64,433


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