Welcome to Washoe County School District Extended Studies!

Sherry, Sandi, Val, Joe, and Jeanine Mission

Support all students in achieving academic success by offering optional means of acquiring a superior education.


All courses offered by Extended Studies are only available to students currently enrolled full time in a Washoe County School District school.

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Quick Links to Courses and Services Offered

Course/Program Description
Community Service Students may earn a ½ elective credit by submitting evidence of 60 hours of community service
Credit by Exam (CBE) Credit by Exam gives WCSD high school students the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in a particular subject. Subject categories include classes in Math, Social Studies, Science, Computer Literacy, and World Languages
Grad Boost Online Grad Boost Online classes will focus on EOC remediation to Level 1 students to ensure they have the best opportunity to pass EOC exams
Grad Point An option for middle school credit recovery
Homeschool Registration An option for parents who wish to educate their children at home.
Job Experience & Training Students 16 years of age and older and who are receiving a paycheck from their employer may earn ½ elective credit by participating in Job Experience & Training. Students must submit paycheck stubs totaling 60 hours and a resume within the semester
Physical Education (PE) Students may earn a ½ PE credit per semester by taking group classes at an approved fitness facility. Students must participate in 60 hours of scheduled group classes taught by a certified instructor (video classes are not accepted) within the semester to earn credit. Students must complete a final project at the conclusion of the semester
Supervised Curriculum Physical Education (SCPE) Students may earn a ½ PE credit per semester by participating in an approved pre-professional/ competitive sport
Travel Study Students may earn a ½ elective credit by submitting evidence of 60 hours of educational travel
Summer School and Graduation An option to extend the school year and experience a graduation ceremony

Contact Us - Location

5450 Riggins Ct, Ste. 5 
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-353-6990
Fax:  775-689-2573
8:00 am - 4:30pm
In alignment with the Washoe County School District (WCSD) balanced calendar, we are closed weekends and holidays.  

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.