Best Public Schools in Zip Code 89521


The 89521 zip code area of Reno, Nevada is home to 7 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools, all part of the Washoe County School District. This district is ranked 4 out of 12 in Nevada and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger, indicating a strong educational system.

Among the standout schools in this area is Nick Poulakidas Elementary School, which consistently ranks among the top elementary schools in Nevada with a 5-star rating. It boasts exceptional test scores, with 60.2% of students proficient or better in mathematics and 62.9% in reading. Another high performer is Kendyl Depoali Middle School, which ranks 29th out of 152 Nevada middle schools and has strong test scores, with 45% of students proficient or better in mathematics and 55.1% in reading. At the high school level, Damonte Ranch High School stands out, ranking 38th out of 96 Nevada high schools with above-average test scores.

The schools in the 89521 zip code have diverse student populations, with varying racial/ethnic compositions and free/reduced lunch rates. This diversity is a strength, but the data also suggests a potential correlation between socioeconomic status and academic achievement, as schools with lower free/reduced lunch rates tend to have higher test scores and state rankings. The performance of the public charter high school, Nevada Connections Academy, is lower than the traditional public high school, highlighting the variation in performance among charter schools.

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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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