B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Douglas County School District is an above average, public school district located in Minden, NV. It has 6,035 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.
Address
1638 Mono Ave.
Minden, NV 89444
Telephone
(775) 782-5131

Douglas County School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1160
139 responses
Average ACT
26
127 responses
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Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,035
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,723
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$61,036,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,972/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    3%

Douglas County School District Reviews

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I received a good quality of education from mostly great teachers. There is always room for improvement, however. I was never informed about many resources the school offered and there was not much diversity. Sadly, a larger budget would be the best solution to a school that's been forced to focus on science and chooses to put too much money into sports.
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Douglas County High School prepared me for college, while also giving me all the great opportunities of being a high schooler!
I have had such a great experience going to Douglas County School’s. I have been going to their school’s since elementary school and have loved every second of it. My middle school years were a little rough, but who’s isn’t? I hope to have children who will some day go to one of Douglas County’s school’s.