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  • Southwest Leadership Academy
  • 2560 Business Parkway, Minden
  • Southwest Leadership Academy
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 263
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Douglas County High School
  • 1670 Highway 88, Minden
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 1,265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minden Elementary School
  • 1170 Baler Street, Minden
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1

Minden school information

Average Test Scores37%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:115:116:1
Total public schools549579,221
Total private schools212824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a497,963
The Minden, NV educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Minden public schools have average test scores of 37% which is equal to than the Nevada average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Minden public schools is 26:1, compared to 15:1 in Nevada and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 27.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Minden

Completed 8th grade91.6%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%81.4%83.0%
Completed some college73.3%57.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.7%31.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.8%23.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

Minden, NV School Districts

Douglas County School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Minden. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Minden, NV schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 26:1. In Minden, NV, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Minden schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Minden, NV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Lake Tahoe, CA21,50639%21%
Minden, NV3,35937%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wareham Center, MA3,35962%25%
Davenport, FL3,35952%5%
Water Valley, MS3,36023%53%
Lincoln Heights, OH3,36060%21%
New Baden, IL3,35835%30%
Minden, NV3,35937%24%
Source: The Minden, 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.
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