Best Public Schools in Gardnerville, NV


The city of Gardnerville, Nevada is home to 6 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school, all part of the Douglas County School District. The data reveals that Gardnerville Elementary School and G.L. Scarselli Elementary School are the top-performing elementary schools, consistently ranking among the best in Nevada and earning high marks from SchoolDigger. These schools boast strong test scores and relatively low free/reduced lunch rates, indicating they serve student populations with fewer economic disadvantages.

At the middle school level, Carson Valley Middle School stands out as the highest-performing, with above-average test scores and a consistent ranking in the top half of Nevada middle schools. In contrast, the district's lone high school, Jacobsen High School, is the smallest school in the data set with only 20 students, and has the highest spending per student but the lowest statewide ranking history.

Across the district, there is a notable range in free/reduced lunch rates, from 24.28% to 41.4%, suggesting varying levels of economic disadvantage among the student populations. Additionally, the racial makeup of the schools is predominantly white, with Hispanic students making up the next largest group, which could indicate a need to further examine equity and representation in the 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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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