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Fernley High School (leave a review)
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+1 (775) 575-3400

1300 Hwy 95A South

Fernley, Nevada


About Fernley High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Fernley High School is one of 19 schools found in the Lyon County School District of Nevada.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 961 students - compared to other schools in Nevada, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $54,042, which is lower than the Nevada state average of $56,908.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Fernley High School 961$7,37321$54,0420.52
Cottonwood Elementary School (1.1 miles) 575$7,88918$52,4440.49
Fernley Intermediate School (1.48 miles) 556$7,80418$53,2330.50
Fernley Elementary School (1.53 miles) 442$9,24916$51,0580.58
Silverland Middle School (2.58 miles) 552$7,65519$56,0100.55
Natchez Elementary School (4.47 miles) 171$13,204120.21

Fernley High School

Number of pupils961
Funding per pupil$7,373
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$54,042
Diversity index0.52

Cottonwood Elementary School (1.1 miles)

Number of pupils575
Funding per pupil$7,889
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$52,444
Diversity index0.49

Fernley Intermediate School (1.48 miles)

Number of pupils556
Funding per pupil$7,804
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$53,233
Diversity index0.50

Fernley Elementary School (1.53 miles)

Number of pupils442
Funding per pupil$9,249
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$51,058
Diversity index0.58

Silverland Middle School (2.58 miles)

Number of pupils552
Funding per pupil$7,655
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$56,010
Diversity index0.55

Natchez Elementary School (4.47 miles)

Number of pupils171
Funding per pupil$13,204
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.21
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Rankings within Nevada
There are 690 schools in Nevada. Rankings don't always go up to 690 because some schools have missing data.
124thlargest school
156thhighest number of FTE teachers
520thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
346thhighest average teaching salary
388thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
244thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
400thhighest diversity index
384thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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