The Options Area includes the following schools:
- North Star Online School: A K-12 virtual school with district teachers and Connections by Pearson.
RISE Academy For Adult Achievement: Provides adult education for students over the age of 18 who are seeking an Adult Diploma, High School Equivalency, or Adult English Language Learners (ELL), classes
- Innovations High School: A district Big Picture Learning School for students who would benefit from a small school setting with academic supports and credit recovery opportunities
- Washoe Inspire Academy: A district school designed to meet the behavior and educational needs of students placed for behavior reasons.
Washoe County School District Sponsored Charter Schools:
- Academy for Career Education ACE: A District sponsored charter high school offering an array of Career Technical Education Programs
- Bailey Charter Elementary School: A district-sponsored K-6 charter school that offers small class sizes and a year-round schedule in an environment that engages students while encouraging them to strive for achievement.
- Coral Academy of Science Charter School: A district-sponsored K-12 charter school with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
- High Desert Montessori School: A district-sponsored charter school that serves students from Infant/toddler through 8th grade with a curriculum and learning environment based on the works of Dr. Maria Montessori.
- I Can Do Anything Charter High School: A district-sponsored charter high school that offers a four day school week both online and on-ground instruction with support for students and credit recovery opportunities.
- Mariposa Dual Language Academy: A district-sponsored K-5 charter school dedicated to providing an education to children in both English and Spanish.
- enCompass Academy High School: enCompass Academy strives to meet the individual needs of all students by focusing on students' academics, personal pathways, enrichment, and social-emotional learning.
- Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School (SNACS): A district-sponsored charter school that serves students Pre-K through 8th grade in a small school setting.