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Washoe County School District (WCSD)

Washoe County School District Logo The Washoe County School District (WCSD) operates 94 schools spread throughout the county, including the Reno/Sparks area in Northern Nevada. The district has a total enrollment of more than 63,000 students in grades K-12.

The district provides a Gifted And Talented Education (GATE) Program to students in
grades 2-12, including an elementary program for grades 2-6, middle school program, high school internship program, and classes for highly gifted students in grades 3-6. The district also has an active Gifted and Talented Advisory Council (GTAC).

Superintendent Traci Davis »
Envision WCSD 2015 - Investing In Our Future has been the product of a reform-minded school board, a new leadership team, and numerous internal and external partners who worked to craft a plan that builds from past district successes, acknowledges needed areas of improvement, and is unwavering in producing improved results for all 63,000 students.


The mission of the Washoe County School District Gifted and Talented Education Program is to provide our gifted and talented students differentiated instruction that is commensurate with their exceptional abilities through a spectrum of curricular and instructional gifted services and opportunities.

The District will provide programs for gifted and talented students to work together under the guidance of trained teachers in an atmosphere that is intellectually and academically rigorous, fosters creativity, and provides emotional support.

WCSD GATE Program Contact Information
380 Edison Way
Reno, NV 89502

WCSD Gifted & Talented
P.O. Box 30425
Reno, NV 89520

Telephone: 775-861-4451
Fax: 775-861-4400
4790 Caughlin Parkway #406, Reno, NV 89519

4790 Caughlin Parkway #406
Reno, NV 89519
(775) 835-1054 phone

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