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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 439,277 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 631 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 17 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 62.0% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $7,716</center>
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|<center>'''State Superintendent:''' [[Rorie Fitzpatrick]] <br> '''State Board President:''' Elaine Wynn <br> '''State Board Members:''' 11</center>
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|<center>[[Nevada school districts#Quick facts|Quick facts]] <br> [[Nevada school districts#School board elections|School board elections]] <br> [[Nevada school districts#External links|External links]] <br> [[Nevada school districts#References|References]]</center>
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'''Nevada''' is home to 17 school districts, 631 schools and 439,277 K-12 students.
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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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===Enrollment, academics, and spending===
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The following table displays the top ten Nevada school districts by total student enrollment, Academic Performance Index (API) scores, and per-pupil spending per Average Daily Attendance (ADA).
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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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| 1.) [[Clark County School District, Nevada|Clark County]] || 1.) [[Hillsborough City School District, California|Hillsborough City]] || 1.) [[New Jerusalem School District, California|New Jerusalem]]
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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.) [[Woodside Elementary School District, California|Woodside Elementary]] || 2.) [[Spencer Valley Elementary School District, California|Spencer Valley Elementary]]
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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.) [[Los Altos School District, California|Los Altos]] || 3.) [[Big Sur Unified School District, California|Big Sur Unified]]
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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.) [[Saratoga Union Elementary School District, California|Saratoga Union Elementary]] || 4.) [[Mineral School District, California|Mineral]]
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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.) [[Orinda Union Elementary School District, California|Orinda Union Elementary]] || 5.) [[Indian Springs Elementary School District, California|Indian Springs Elementary]]
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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.) [[Santa Clara Elementary School District, California|Santa Clara Elementary]] || 6.) [[Sausalito Marin City School District, California|Sausalito Marin City]]
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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.) [[Lakeside Joint School District, California|Lakeside Joint]] || 7.) [[Kashia Elementary School District, California|Kashia Elementary]]
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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.) [[Las Lomitas Elementary School District, California|Las Lomitas Elementary]] || 8.) [[Belridge School District, California|Belridge]]
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| 9.) [[Humboldt County School District, Nevada|Humboldt County]] || 9.) [[Moraga School District, California|Moraga]] || 9.) [[La Grange School District, California|La Grange]]
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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.) [[Reed Union Elementary School District, California|Reed Union Elementary]] || 10.) [[Feather Falls Union Elementary School District, California|Feather Falls Union Elementary]]
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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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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Nevada.<ref>[http://www.nevadareportcard.com/ ''Nevada Annual Reports of Accountability,'' "State of Nevada - Demographic Profile," accessed August 7, 2013," accessed August 7, 2013]</ref>
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In 2014, three of the top enrollment school districts in Nevada will hold elections for a total of nine school board seats across the state. These three school districts will hold their elections on November 4, 2014.
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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
Nevada Department of Education
Nevada school districts
List of school districts in Nevada
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Public education in the United States
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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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