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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Douglas County School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Minden, NV. It has 5,924 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 49% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.
About Douglas County School District...
Address
1638 Mono Ave
Minden, NV 89444
Telephone
(775) 782-5131

Douglas County School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
49%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1180
173 responses
Average ACT
26
198 responses

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,924
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.7%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,286
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$61,036,000
Expenses Per Student
$13,376/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    3%
Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$54,770
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,276
National
$949
Median Home Value
$294,000
National
$184,700

Douglas County School District Reviews

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This school is great! It has a fairly new STEM building with great facilities for science and math, anything relatively technical. the community is great both in the school and in the surrounding neighborhoods. Staff is friendly and helpful. And with newly appointed principal it is better than ever.
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Douglas is a small town. The teachers make the work environment feel safe as well as make themselves available outside of school hours to ensure the success of their students. The curriculum is not overwhelming but does provide enough to prepare you for what to expect later on in life. The school quality overall is very clean and the faculty members definitely take pride in this. Finally, I believe that this school is in a setting where students are able to succeed in the classroom as well as in their day to day lives.
Douglas High is a very diverse school where I feel like I belong. The majority of our student population is kind and mindful of others. Additionally, the teachers are absolutely dedicated to educate their students. These teachers positively impact student both in the classroom and in a social aspect of life.