Best Public Schools in Ely, NV


The city of Ely, Nevada is home to 6 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. The schools in this area serve a predominantly white student population, with high rates of economic disadvantage as indicated by the free and reduced lunch eligibility.

One standout school in Ely is Learning Bridge, a public charter elementary/middle school that has consistently ranked among the top schools in Nevada. Learning Bridge boasts impressive test scores, with 68.4% of 8th graders proficient or better in math and reading, significantly outperforming the State-Sponsored Charter Schools district and the state of Nevada as a whole. In contrast, the other schools in Ely generally perform below the state averages on standardized tests.

The data also highlights significant disparities in resources and learning environments across the schools in Ely. Steptoe Valley High School has the highest spending per student at $17,386, while Early Childhood has the lowest at $5,749. Additionally, White Pine High School has a student-teacher ratio of 379:1, nearly 20 times higher than the 22:1 ratio at Learning Bridge. These disparities suggest the need for further investigation into ensuring equitable educational opportunities for all students in the White Pine County School District.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nevada Department of Education.

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