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Douglas County School District

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Mission Statement

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

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    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 6,000 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
    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.

    SafeVoice Nevada

    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.