Carson City school information

IndexCarson CityNevadaNational
Average Test Scores65%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools1149579,235
Total private schools512824,875
Total post-secondary schools1497,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Carson City are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Carson City.
  • 82.6% of people in Carson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Carson City have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Carson City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Carson City

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  • Al Seeliger Elementary School2800 South Saliman RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 622 · Ratio: 18:172
  • Carson City Montessori Charter School2263 Mouton DriveGrades: KG - 06Students: 19 · Ratio: 28:164
  • Carson High School1111 North SalimanGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,211 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Carson Middle School1140 West King StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,128 · Ratio: 20:168
  • Eagle Valley Middle School4151 East 5Th StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 613 · Ratio: 18:163
  • Edith West Fritsch Elementary School504 Bath StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 555 · Ratio: 19:167
  • Empire Elementary School1260 Monte RosaGrades: PK - 05Students: 549 · Ratio: 15:158
  • Grace Bordewich Mildred Bray Elementary110 Thompson StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 599 · Ratio: 17:172
  • J C Fremont Elementary School1511 Firebox RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 53 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Jacks Valley Elementary School701 Jacks Valley RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 511 · Ratio: 19:166
  • Mark Twain Elementary School2111 Carriage Crest DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 558 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Martha F Gleason Special Services Center 45-15710 West 4Th StreetGrades: PK - KGStudents: 69 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Pioneer (Alternative) High School225 E. Park StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 163 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Silver State High School3719 N. Carson St.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 47 · Ratio: 32:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Carson City

IndexCarson CityNevadaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%82.0%83.8%
Completed high school81.9%80.9%82.4%
Completed some college57.2%56.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%30.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.4%22.5%29.3%
Completed masters8.0%7.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Carson City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Minden, NV3,40873%7%
Virginia City, NV67368%0%
Gardnerville, NV5,76166%3%
Dayton, NV8,97265%4%
Incline Village, NV8,38963%8%
Carson City, NV54,63465%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Prospect, IL54,58989%31%
Port Arthur, TX54,68585%24%
Corvallis, OR54,73580%17%
Hanford, CA54,52340%42%
Hempstead, NY54,80149%28%
Carson City, NV54,63465%4%
Source: The Carson City, NV education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.