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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    Rounds Bakery is not only known for its delectable goodies, it’s known for making a difference in the community by helping the less fortunate. During the month of June, Rounds is teaming up with the Read and Succeed program of the Washoe County School District (WCSD) to get books donated for kids from pre-K through 12th grade. Drop off a book or money donation and Rounds will reward you with a treat!

    The Read and Succeed program was established to help get books into the hands of students who don’t have any books at home. Studies have shown that students should have access to at least 30 books in their home library to improve reading skills. During the 2013/14 school year, more than 125,000 books were distributed through Title I schools and special events, to kids from pre-K to 4th grade.

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  • Celebrating Hands-On Success: Community Invited to Project Based Learning Exhibition

    Monday, June 1, 2015 -- The community is invited to an exhibition of Project Based Learning (PBL) assignments related to science, the environment, and engineering created by students from kindergarten through 10th grade.

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  • Education Support Professionals Honored for Outstanding Work

    Monday, June 1, 2015 -- Three outstanding employees of the Washoe County School District (WCSD) have been named Education Support Professionals (ESP) of the Year for 2015.

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  • “Get Engaged” With Double Diamond Elementary School Events

    Friday, May 29, 2015 -- Beginning at 10 a.m., the Reno Police Department will conduct a free bike registration, bike safety class, and obstacle course.

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