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Douglas County School District

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Please join us at our next blood drive on Tuesday, January 31st from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at ASPIRE. You'll feel incredible knowing you could be saving up to three people's lives.

    Schedule your appointment now:


      Poster Contest

      If you have a student in the Douglas County Elementary school system then mark your calendars!

      Western Nevada Safe Routes to School is giving away FREE BIKES!

      All public school students between K-5 grades in Douglas County are eligible to enter in their POSTER Contest.

      How to enter:

      1. Students should create a poster using the theme "I like walking or rolling to school because..."

      2. Turn your poster in to your school office by February 3.

      Safe Routes will be choosing the school winners and district winners for prizes.

      Read the rules on our Facebook page to learn more and we can't wait to see your colorful posters!

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      Substitute Teachers Wanted

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      School Bus Routes
      and Schedules

      Routes and Schedules Click Here


      Is it a snow day?  We will post weather-related delays or closures here by 6AM.

      Snow Day Info

      Mission Statement

      We will inspire, empower, and prepare each learner to achieve his/her life aspirations


      Click the DCSD logo above to learn more about EPIC Learning

      About DCSD

      Douglas County School District is a public education system nestled among 751 beautiful square miles of western Nevada. Our county includes both the Carson Valley and portions of Lake Tahoe.

      Aerial Carson ValleyThe Valley is bordered on the west by the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada with peaks reaching 11,000 feet above sea level, and by the Pinenut Mountains on the east rising to 9,400 feet.

      Our district serves the communities of Gardnerville, Minden, Genoa and parts of Lake Tahoe (from Glenbrook to Stateline.)

      Our schools provide over 5,400 students with a nurturing and rigorous learning environment. Douglas County students are successful because our employees, parents, and community work together to provide a quality education.

      Our mission is to ensure that all students achieve excellence in education, character and citizenship, in partnership with parents and community.

      The six goals that guide our efforts include:

      1. Implement a Rigorous & Relevant Curriculum
      2. Ensure Excellence in Instruction
      3. Utilize Assessments & Data to Monitor & Measure Growth and Achievement
      4. Maintain Positive Climate & Culture for Safe & Nurturing Learning Environments
      5. Incorporate Parent & Community Partnerships
      6. Create and Implement Effective & Efficient Systems
      Interested in ASPIRE?

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      Click HERE for more Information


      Kindergarten and New student registration for 2022-2023

      Student Reading

      Online Registration is now open for all Kindergarten and New Student registration for the 2022-2023 school year. 

      Nevada Law states that a child must be 5 years old on or before the first day of school. The first day of the 2022-2023 school year is August 22, 2022. Some exceptions for the 2022-2023 school year may apply to students who have completed a Pre-Kindergarten program and who will be 5 years old by September 30, 2022.

      Click here to begin a new student registration


      Safe School Volunteer
      For more information, please call 775-392-2111
      DCSD school landing pages
      Distance Learning Resources
      Winter in Douglas County

      cold cows in snowWhen necessary for the safety of our families, we may call school closures or delays. Be sure to visit our Snow Day Transportation page to become familiar with our procedures. 

      We will post announcements to this website, Facebook, and an auto-dialer message will be sent by 6:00am.

      Attention Douglas County Parents

      If you missed our last Mental Health Series on Supporting Your Child's Mental Health you can view the free webinar here:

      Recorded Webinar

      Use Passcode: Z?ijGF4@

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      SafeVoice Nevada

      ClickSpecial Message to Students from SafeVoice



      In partnership with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the SafeVoice program provides students a safe place to submit tips concerning their own safety or that of others. A fully trained professional team of experts responds in an appropriate manner 24/7/365. Tips always stay anonymous.

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      Mobile Apps are available from the Apple ITunes store and Google Play.