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2024 Best Public High Schools in the Reno Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    The Davidson Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    RENO, NV,

    5-12,

    84 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I am a teacher and my husband is a bartender. Private school wasn't an option for us, and private school wouldn't have been able to meet our daughter's academic needs anyway. Our daughter wasn't...Now she is in her sixth year at the Davidson Academy, where she dominates the air hockey scene. She has the most wonderful friends and caring teachers. We moved here for the academics (and air...Davidson Academy is more than a school. In a world with limited opportunities for those without unlimited funds, Davidson Academy breaks down barriers and paves the way for students to reach their....

    Read 84 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 172,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    Academy of Art Careers & Technology

    Washoe County School District, NV,

    9-12,

    290 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved going to AACT high school, while it might not live up to the American high school experience, I couldn't imagine spending my years anywhere else. The school itself is purely academic, so....

    Read 290 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 546,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  3. #10 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    Galena High School

    Washoe County School District, NV,

    9-12,

    289 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Galena High School is like a typical high school. Very similar to others, I'm sure. However, what I like about Galena is that the staff and the students are very nice. Sure, there are obviously some....

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,195,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #11 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    Damonte Ranch High School

    Washoe County School District, NV,

    9-12,

    279 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Attending this school for four years before, during, and after covid was truly an experience. I felt that this school had a great support system and the community was robust when going through tough....

    Read 279 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,937,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  5. #22 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    Edward C. Reed High School

    Washoe County School District, NV,

    9-12,

    449 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience with attending Edward C. Reed High School has been quite an experience. Reed has been great in fulfilling my extracurricular and academic needs. I particularly enjoy the....

    Read 449 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 2,218,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  6. #23 Best Public High Schools in Reno Area.

    Earl Wooster High School

    Washoe County School District, NV,

    9-12,

    411 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Earl Wooster High School is I would say an ok high school to attend. I can certainly say that on a normal school day, I can enjoy a full day without any trouble. There are many good things about Earl....

    Read 411 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,486,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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