Reno school information

Average Test Scoresn/a37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools6549579,221
Total private schools2712824,874
Total post-secondary schools5497,963
The Reno, NV educational system consists of 65 public schools, 27 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Reno 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 Reno public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in Nevada and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 30.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Reno are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 65 public schools in Reno.
  • 83.1% of people in Reno have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Reno have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in Reno have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Reno

Completed 8th grade83.1%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%81.4%83.0%
Completed some college63.5%57.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.9%31.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%23.2%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Reno, NV237,121n/a 

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winston-Salem, NC238,47436%27%
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Scottsdale, AZ234,49553%8%
Glendale, AZ239,94335%28%
Reno, NV237,121n/a 
Source: The Reno, 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.