Alert! School Bus Delays Expected for Friday 2/24/2017

Lemmon Drive was closed at Patrician Drive at 7 p.m. Thursday because of unsafe travel conditions until further notice.The closure will likely affect the bus routes listed below. These buses could be delayed by 20 to 40 minutes on all routes to and from school during the road closure.

We understand this will make students late to school and these delays will not be counted against your student.

Buses include:

O’Brien – 1608, 1701, 1709, 131
North Valleys – 1201, 1209, 1605, 1606, 5054, 5061
Lemmon Valley – 35, 1201, 1206, 1208 ASP, 1209, 1212, 1213, 1221, 1617, 1707, 5061, 7008
Wooster – AM - 1219
Caughlin Ranch (SWAS) - 1616
Picollo - 1702
Turning Point - 1703
Traner – AM - 5113
Stead – 5247, 7010


Welcome to the Washoe County School District

The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is focused on creating an education system where all students achieve academic success, develop personal and civic responsibility, and achieve career and college readiness for the 21st century.

The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees is an elected board of seven members. Five members are elected from geographical districts. Two members are elected as at-large. All members are elected to serve four-year terms. There is also a non-voting student representative who provides student perspective. More...

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  • Community Invited to Review SHARE Curriculum

    Monday, February 20, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Sexuality, Health, and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Committee has developed a new proposed S.H.A.R.E. curriculum for grades 4 through 8. As part of the curriculum development process, the committee is soliciting public input prior to providing recommendations to the WCSD Board of Trustees.

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  • District Announces Plan for Making Up Snow Days

    Friday, February 17, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) has worked with the Nevada Department of Education to form a plan for making up instructional time that was lost to school cancellations during dangerous weather conditions in the past several months. As a result, the District will no longer release students early on Wednesday afternoons, and Wednesdays will be regular, full-length school days. This decision will affect all WCSD schools beginning Wednesday, March 1, and continue through the remainder of the school year.

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  • Building Foundations for Success, Celebrating Student Achievement

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- Amid high-flying drones, young musicians demonstrating their musical prowess, and students telling their emotional stories of perseverance and success, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees and Superintendent Traci Davis celebrated the District’s progress toward academic and capital projects goals during the 2017 State of Education address.

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  • Unique “WeTeach” Program Provides Support, Experience for Future Teachers

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- High school students who want to pursue careers in education can get a head start on achieving their goals through the WeTeach program, a collaboration between the Washoe County School District (WCSD) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).

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Bullying & Discrimination Prohibited

The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination page.

For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.