Education

K-12

The Carson City Parks & Recreation Department offers a Latch Key recreational enrichment program before and after school to assist working parents.

Carson CitySchool District - www.carsoncityschools.com
Serves kindergarten through fifth-grade students at seven neighborhood elementary schools operating on the traditional school year. Two middle schools for grades six through eight serve over 2,000 students. Carson and Pioneer High Schools are comprehensive four-year schools with a population of over 2,400 students, and a faculty and staff of over 200. 

Carson High School - www.carsonhigh.com

Offers many programs that allow students to extend themselves beyond the general curriculum. Among these are Advanced Placement programs that offer courses in art, English, government, psychology, and Spanish; a Cooperative Occupational Experience program to allow senior students to work in the community; and an extensive prep/dual and college credit program. Qualified students enrolled in this program can earn up to 70 units of college credit. The school has one of the finest culinary arts and audio/visual programs around, and students receive many national awards for their efforts. CHS has a fully comprehensive athletic program encompassing various sports at varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen levels for all students. The Jim Reynolds High Tech Center at the high school is used in conjunction with Western Nevada College and houses 250 state-of-the-art personal computers. The facility was designed for high school - and college-level use and enables the schools to offer extensive computer training classes. 

Bethlehem Lutheran School - K – 8 www.blcs.org

Has offered quality Christian education to the community since 1988. Their school includes Preschool through eighth grade as well as before and after school programs.

Sierra Lutheran High School - 9 – 12 www.slhs.com
Endeavors to provide students the highest quality education in a Christian environment which nurtures faith and equips students to excel by using their gifts and talents to God’s glory.

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School - K – 8 www.stts.org
Founded in 1957, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School has established a reputation for giving parents exactly what they desire when it comes to their children's education.

Higher Education - Colleges and Universities:

Western Nevada College (WNC) - www.wnc.edu 
Is primarily a public two-year comprehensive community college providing quality educational opportunities for residents of its seven-county service area. There is a four-year degree program in the construction trades. Founded in 1971, WNC is a scenic campus of classrooms, laboratories and a new technology center overlooking Carson City. WNC is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities. 

University of Nevada, Reno - unr.edu
Students come here for a number of reasons, but on the top of that list is the high quality education UNR provides. They're proud to be recognized as a National Tier 1 University by U.S. News & World Report. The University’s continued ranking in the top-tier is a statement about the students they attract, the graduates they produce, the quality of their faculty and their world-improving research and creativity.

UNR Co-op Extension - www.unce.unr.edu
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is the college that puts university research to work—in your home, workplace or community. We're in every corner of Nevada, helping you learn parenting skills, conserve water in your garden and thrive economically.

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