Carson City school information

IndexCarson CityNevadaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools1149579,221
Total private schools512824,874
Total post-secondary schools1497,963
The Carson City, NV educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Carson City public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Nevada average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carson City public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in Nevada and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carson City are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Carson City.
  • 82.3% of people in Carson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.7% of people in Carson City have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Carson City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carson City

IndexCarson CityNevadaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%81.4%83.0%
Completed some college58.8%57.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%31.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%23.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,50639%21%
Minden, NV3,35937%24%
Kings Beach, CA3,23037%25%
Carson City, NV54,412n/a 

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Sarasota, FL54,42557%17%
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Carson City, NV54,412n/a 
Source: The Carson City, NV education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.