Best Public Schools in Fernley, NV


The city of Fernley, Nevada is home to 6 schools serving students from elementary through high school, operated by the Lyon County School District. While the district as a whole struggles, with a 1-star rating, one school in Fernley stands out - East Valley Elementary School. This school ranks among the top 92 elementary schools in Nevada and has the highest proficiency rates in both math and reading compared to the other Fernley schools and the district/state averages.

The other Fernley schools, including Fernley High School, Silverland Middle School, and Fernley Intermediate School, lag behind the district and state averages in key metrics like test scores and proficiency rates. Additionally, Cottonwood Elementary performs better than the district and state, but not at the same level as East Valley Elementary.

Across the Fernley schools, there are consistent challenges, including high free and reduced lunch rates (34-44%), indicating a significant population of economically disadvantaged students. The district-wide 1-star rating and low ranking among Nevada districts suggest systemic issues that may be impacting the performance of all Fernley schools, with the exception of the standout East Valley Elementary.

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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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