62166Students and counting!
110Schools Served!
4116Instructional Staff!
82Graduation Rate!

Graduation by the Numbers

The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Class of 2021 saw a District graduation rate of 82 percent. Congratulations to our 4,062 students who earned their diploma! This marks the third time WCSD has awarded more than 4,000 diplomas to a

Smarter Balanced in WCSD

In 2015, following the adoption of new Nevada Academic Content Standards, the Washoe County School District began assessing students in grades 3-8 using the Smarter Balanced assessment. The Smarter Balanced assessments are criterion referenced, computer-based tests that measure student knowledge

Social & Emotional Learning

WCSD has increasingly focused on the role of students’ Social and Emotional Competencies (SEC) in helping them persist through obstacles and graduate high school college and career ready. Social and emotional competencies are the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to


Washoe County School District’s enrollment is in the top one percent of the nation’s largest school districts, as the 59th largest district in the nation. Covering 6,342 miles, Washoe County is larger than Connecticut and Rhode Island. Our students reflect

WCSD Data Summits!

Washoe County School District and the Office of Accountability believe that data plays a key role in supporting Every Child, by Name and Face, to Graduation. Each year, we host a Data Summit where the Board of Trustees, district & school leadership, teacher representatives, parents, and community members come together for a full-day of facilitated conversations around district performance data and initiatives.