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Douglas County High School
  • Public
  • MINDEN, NV

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Douglas County High School is a highly rated, public school located in MINDEN, NV. It has 1,417 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.

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Douglas County High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1210
185 responses
Average ACT
26
272 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$78,375
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,597
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$421,900
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 22 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 69 responses
  • Mountain Madness and Prom
    28%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Powder puff
    13%
  • Basketball games
    12%
  • Drama Performances
    7%
  • Leadership
    6%
  • Marching Band competitions
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,417
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,363
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.6%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 44 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,295 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 49 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 49 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 49 responses

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