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.
K-12 / Public (rated here)
- Washoe County School District (Reno / Sparks area)
- Carson City School District
- Douglas County School District (Gardnerville, Minden)
- Lyon County School District (Fernley, etc.)
- Davidson Academy for gifted students