Students attending elementary, middle school and high school in the Lincoln County School District obtain a quality education preparing them for rewarding and well-paying technical skills jobs or for succeeding in college.

With a total student enrollment of around 1,000 students and a student-teacher ratio of 11, the education students receive in Lincoln County is focused on individual needs and achievement.

The school district’s graduation rate is well above the state average at 96 percent.

Students are offered incredible opportunities to learn through a core curriculum taught by teachers focused on building a culture of success. A variety of extracurricular activities in music, art, athletics, community service give a well-rounded educational experience to Lincoln County youth. Youth programs like 4-H, the Girl Scouts, and faith-based groups provide more learning platforms.  Meanwhile, the Lincoln County Youth Career Program provides academic assistance as well as career exploration, post-secondary evaluations, along with aligned work experiences and work skills programs for youth ages 16 to 21.

Education doesn’t stop at high school. The school district provides adult education for those looking for a higher salary or better job through the HiSET program. The Lincoln County Adult Workforce program offers training opportunities, job readiness skills, career assessment and employment for adults 18-and-up.

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension office in Caliente serves residents through the educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities. Nonprofits such as the NyE Communities Coalition bring important wellness education programs into the county.