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...

Latest News

  • Public Invited to Review Finalists in New AP/IB ELA Textbooks

    Monday, February 27, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Textbook Evaluation Committee has selected finalists for new AP/IB ELA (Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate English Language Arts) textbooks.

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  • WCSD Parent University Provides Support, Information on the Pathway to Academic Success

    Friday, February 24. 2017 -- Hundreds of family members of students attending schools in the Washoe County School District (WCSD) are expected to attend Family Access Day at the University of Nevada, Reno on Saturday, February 25.

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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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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.