Best High Schools
in Nevada

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 11 Nevada schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Nevada high school students are assessed in reading, writing, math and science. Many Nevada high schools participate in the GEAR UP program, which provides students with grants to attend Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities. According to the Nevada Department of Education, to receive the grant, students must attend a participating school, earn a 2.0 GPA and engage in activities such as tutoring.

One of the highly ranked Nevada schools in the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings is Advanced Technologies Academy, located in Las Vegas within the Clark County School District.

Top Ranked NV Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Advanced Technologies Academy

2501 VEGAS DR, LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

#2

Carson High School

1111 NORTH SALIMAN, CARSON CITY, NV 89701

#3

Nw Career & Tech

8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY, LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

Other Notable NV Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Ccsd Virtual High School

3050 EAST FLAMINGO RD, LAS VEGAS, NV 89121

Lincoln Co High School

1111 EDWARDS ST, PANACA, NV 89042

Mineral Co High School

601 A ST, HAWTHORNE, NV 89415

Nevada State High School

303 SOUTH WATER ST, HENDERSON, NV 89015

TMCC High School

7000 DANDINI BLVD, RENO, NV 89512

Virginia City High School

95 SOUTH R ST, VIRGINIA CITY, NV 89440

Washoe Wolf High School

785 WEST 6TH ST, RENO, NV 89520

See complete Nevada High School Rankings

NV by the Numbers
Districts 17
High Schools 139
Full-Time Teachers 5,984
Students Enrolled 132,597

Featured Districts

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Clark County School District supports 73 high schools that serve 91,331 students.

Reno, Nevada

There are 20 high schools in the Washoe County School District, serving 19,631 students.