Avg. test scores 10%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 1%
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Reno school information

Average Test Scores43%41%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools6549579,221
Total private schools2712824,874
Total post-secondary schools5497,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Reno are 10% lower than 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%

      Reno, NV School Districts

      • Washoe County School District

      There are a total of 65 public schools, 27 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Reno. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Reno, NV schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Reno, NV, an average of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.3% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Verdi, NV1,39952%8.1%
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      Reno, NV237,12143%9.8%

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      Reno, NV237,12143%9.8%
      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.