2018 Quality Counts and Grading Summary

Annual report published by Education Week considered by many to be the most comprehensive ongoing assessment of the state of American education.

Quality Counts Nevada Highlights

In the 2018 Quality Counts report by Education Week, Nevada finishes 51st among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, with an overall score of 65.0 out of 100 points and a grade of D. The nation as a whole posts a grade of C.

2017 Nevada School Performance Framework

The NSPF is an integral component of the Educator Performance System that defines the Nevada's five-star classification approach. Click above to see how your CCSD school rates.

2016-2017 Nevada Report Card

The latest detailed information pertaining to K-12 public education in Nevada.

Nevada Plan Formula presentatation, Jan. 2017

Paul Johnson, CFO White Pine County School District, and Jeff Zander, Elko County School District, present succinct summary of Nevada Plan formula.

NEA Ranking of the States 2017
& Estimates of the States 2018

This report provides facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education.

2017 NAEP Mathematics & Reading Assessments

Key findings for 4th through 8th grade results in the nation, states, and participating urban districts. Score changes are compared to the previous assessment years.

2017 Kids Count Data Book

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation to track the well-being of children in each state. 

“Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card,” 7th edition (2018) 

This report analyzes the condition of state school finance
systems with a focus on the fair distribution of resources to the neediest students.

Nieer: The State of Preschool 2016

An annual report profiling state-funded pre-Kindergarten programs in the United State.

Nellie Mae Education Foundation Literature Review, Feb. 2017

How Family, School, And Community Engagement Can Improve Student Achievement And Influence School Reform.

The Nevada Plan powerpoint

Powerpoint that explains The Nevada Plan.

iNVest In Education: Road To The Future 2017

Crafted by superintendents and endorsed by trustees, iNVest is the product of the educational leaders of Nevada’s 17 geographic school districts, united to ensure all students have the best opportunities possible on their journey to the future. 

Understand Special Education

Special Education funding is a complicated topic. This website provides parent friendly information on special education law, learning disabilities, the IEP process and school success.

Professional Judgement Study Report
A January 2015 review of Nevada's school funding system by Augenblick, Palaich, and Associates for the Lincy Institute at UNLV.

American Institute of Research Report, 2012

Identifies best practices for equitable distribution of funding and ways to improve Nevada's existing school funding model.