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

  • Home Visits Help Students Succeed

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 -- The Department of Family School Partnerships, in collaboration with ACTIONN and the Sacramento Parent Teacher Home Visit Project, will honor teachers for their efforts to help the Home Visit Project succeed.

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  • North Valleys High School Air Force JROTC Cadets Prepare for Formal Inspection

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- The JROTC program at North Valleys High School is working to retain its “Distinguished Unit Status” at this year’s review.

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  • WCSD Names 2015 Principals of the Year

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) has chosen three principals as principals of the year for 2015: Joe Ernst, principal of Anderson Elementary School; Gina Leonhard, principal of Yvonne Shaw Middle School; and Jeana Curtis, principal of North Valleys High School were recognized by the WCSD Board of Trustees at the Spotlight on Success ceremony on April 21.

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  • Nevada Department of Education Notifies Test Vendors of Breach of Contract

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- After consultation with the Attorney General’s Office, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga today announced he is notifying Measured Progress and Smarter Balanced that they are in breach of contract for failure to deliver Nevada’s required criterion-referenced examinations in accordance with the provisions of their existing State contracts.

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