Local Schools

Local Reno School Information

Local Reno School Information
Northern Nevada has a fine K-12 education system, and is complimented by the Nevada System of Higher Education, which has two universities and several colleges. In addition, there are a selection of charter schools, private schools, and community-based colleges.

Nevada STEM Coalition

(STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

  • Damonte / Preforming Arts Center – Theater, dance, instrumental music and choir
  • Galena / STEM Academy – Aerospace engineering and environmental engineering
  • Hug / Health Sciences Academy– Medical careers (sports medicine), community health and human services, culinary (baking)
  • McQueen / Global Studies Academy – International studies (world languages), fine arts (visual art and music)
  • North Valleys / Center for Agricultural Science and Engineering – Agricultural engineering (drafting, diesel, fabrication) and natural resource management
  • Reed / Enterprise Project Civil and Environmental Engineering – Biomedical and human services (drafting, auto, metal work, energy)
  • Reno / Red House Project – Animation, graphic design, video production, web design
  • Sparks / Information Technology Academy – Tech science (animation, web design and Manufacturing technology
  • Spanish Springs / Academy – C3 Media (publication, graphic design, photography, video design) and sports medicine
  • Wooster / International Baccalaureate – Middle years (BMYP), diploma (IBDP) and career related (IBCP) programs

Nevada has a wealth of STEM/STEAM informal events/programs and post high school education for students, parents, and families. Click here for more information.


Higher Education

Private Schools

Other and Vocational