DOUGLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

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1670 STATE ROUTE 88
MINDEN, NV 89423
School Information
  • School Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Douglas County School District
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 425
  • Number Students: 1700
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5618
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Mary Swisher
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (4543 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (121 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-05-01
    "I enjoy the drama program. Though the funding is a little thin, they try their best. The actual academic aspect of Douglas is on the edge as well. Some teachers don't enjoy their job, most do though. The curriculum is harder than that of a couple of years ago."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-03-01
    "I liked Douglas because of their support for the music program. I also enjoy being part of a school where the teachers are actually there to teach you and help you grow as a person."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-11-01
    "Douglas High School is a fantastic school with so many clubs and sports and if they don't have what you want, you can try to make a new club."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "The teachers are very approachable to struggling students and do well in their teachings. The curriculum isn't too rigorous. It is very easy to schedule classes and get into the ones you want. The workload is very manageable; no teacher gives out an unreasonable amount of homework. There are many opportunities to get help on campus, whether it's from a teacher or the tutoring program. There was lots of opportunity for students to take more challenging classes, such as Advanced Placement classes, as well as creative classes, like welding or ceramics."
    Topic: Student Culture & Diversity | Rating:
    Posted 2016-10-01
    "From what I had observed when attending this school, a great majority of the students are accepting of others in their race or sexual orientation. While peer pressure is a little bit of a problem, it didn't happen often enough to say it was a major issue in the school. Students were very involved in clubs, sports, and academics. They always had some sort of group to join."
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