Las Vegas Public High Schools
The cities of Las Vegas and Henderson are served by Clark County School District, the fifth largest school district in America, which offers students a tremendous number of programs, opportunities, and resources, and is home to some of the best high schools in Nevada.
As the fifth largest school district in the country, Clark County Schools serves nearly 75% of all Nevada students, encompassing much of southern Nevada and including Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Mesquite, and several unincorporated towns and areas. It serves over 320,000 with 40,000 employees across 357 public schools.
Of its 350+ schools, 49 are high schools, 15 are alternative high schools, 9 are adult schools, 8 are special schools, and 7 are charter schools. Of its 49 high schools, 17 offer alternative or magnet programs within their curricula.
Career and Technical Academies
One of the major achievements of Clark County Schools are its career and technical academies, which offer specialized programs such as Architectural Drafting and Design, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Design, Legal Studies, Fashion Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Web Design and Development, culinary Arts, Sports Medicine, and much more.
Top High Schools in Las Vegas
Unsurprisingly, some of the best high schools in Las Vegas are among these career and technical academies. What might be surprising is how highly they ranked among all high schools in Nevada, and even the US, according to US News.
- Advanced Technologies Academy (Ranked #1 in Vegas and #3 in Nevada)
- West Career and Technical Academy (#2 and #4)
- Las Vegas Academy of International Studies (#3 and #6)
- Veterans Tribute Career Techincal Academy (#4 and #8)
- Northwest Career and Technical Academy (#5 and #11)
Top High Schools in Henderson
Looking for a high school in Henderson, NV? A few Henderson schools also made the top rankings!
- Coronado High School (Ranked #10 in Nevada)
- College of So. Nv High School South (Nationally Recognized)
Learn More About Education in Las Vegas, NV
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