Welcome to Washoe County School District Extended Studies!


    Extended Studies Staff 2017  


    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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  • Video List
    Extended Studies Promo Video - Cambria Miller

    Extended Studies Promo Video

    WCSD -- Communications and Community Engagement Office created a video on all programs offered in Options Area. This clip was the Department of Extended Studies portion.

    Author: Cambria Miller   
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Quick Links to Courses and Services Offered

Quick links to courses 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
Extended Studies Online Select from a wide variety of part time, distance education classes that are available.
Grad Point An option for middle school credit recovery
Homeschool Registration An option for parents who wish to educate their children at home.
HS Summer Graduation Seniors completing their graduation requirements during the summer are eligible to participate in the Summer graduation ceremony.
Job Experience & Training Students 16 years of age and older, in the 11th and 12th grade and are receiving a paycheck from their employer may earn ½ elective credit by participating in Job Experience & Training. Students must submit paycheck stubs totaling 180 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

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.  

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • 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 and Web Accessibility page.

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