Nevada State High School named one of ‘America’s Best High Schools of 2010’ by U.S. News and World Report


Nevada State one of five high schools in Nevada named to list

HENDERSON, Nev. U.S. News and World Report published its annual list of the best high schools in the nation in December, and Henderson, Nev.-based Nevada State High School was one of only five Nevada institutions recognized.

U.S. News and World Report, and its partner, School Evaluation Services, examined 21,786 schools, of which 1,750 were high schools recognized for performing above and beyond the standards set by each state. The analysis involved a three-part process that examined how well a school serves its entire student body.

The report placed the schools in several categories including gold, silver, bronze and honorable mentions. Nevada State High School was recognized in the bronze category.

Current sophomores and juniors enrolled at Clark County public and private schools are eligible to apply to NSHS to begin classes fall 2010. Once accepted into the school, NSHS works with students on their college curriculum and personally enrolls students into college courses that work together with their respective CCSD high school’s coursework in order for students to receive dual credit for both high school and college courses. NSHS also works with students to keep them active in their zoned high school’s extracurricular activities to ensure that students don’t miss out on traditional high school experiences.

Since opening its doors, NSHS has graduated more than 300 students.

For more information on Nevada State High School call 702-953-2600 or visit