Mission Statement

The Nye County School District, a dynamic multi-cultural, geographically large community of all ages, will ensure that each student has the skills necessary to succeed, achieve his or her aspirations, be a productive citizen and become a life-long learner.

In a safe, nurturing environment, students will meet high standards with the guidance of dedicated, well-qualified staff and teachers using effective educational practices and the latest technology in partnership with families and communities.

Targeting Student Achievement
  • 6 Trait Writing Skills Program
  • Implementation of District pre- and post-testing in grades 3-10
  • Curriculum-based on State standards
  • Math cohort team established to research and share best practices
  • Master Teachers support and mentorship
  • Instructional Technology support
  • Professional learning communities established at each site

Curriculum & Instruction
  • Teachers trained in development and use of curriculum collaboration
  • Scope and sequence collaboration
  • Scope and sequence curriculum maps
  • Revised K-12 Science to match State standards
  • Implemented Teacher Institute Days for training and staff development
  • Expansion of courses offered through distance education


NOTE: The Nye County School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action agency and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, political affiliation, or disability. (Contact: Title IX Coordinator/Title II Officer, Section 504 Coordinator, 484 S. West St., Pahrump, NV 89048, (775) 727-7743