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Welcome to Lyon County School District!
Welcome to Lyon County School District!

We are Lyon County School District located in Northern Nevada.

Our vision... Graduate all students to be successful in college and career.

Our Mission... Provide relevant learning opportunities that develop adaptable, persistent, and self-directed learners capable of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking necessary to overcome complex challenges.

Lyon County School District, with over 8,500 students and 1,100 staff members is the fourth largest school district in Nevada. LCSD is comprised of 18 schools located in five unique attendance areas including Dayton, Fernley, Silver Springs, Smith Valley and Yerington. Each school boasts highly qualified instructional leaders accompanied by caring and dedicated staff, who work tirelessly to ensure the learning needs of each student are realized. The district motto of “Every Student…Every Classroom…Every Day” comes to life when you step into the classroom and see students engaged in rigorous learning opportunities.
Lyon County School District is the only school district in Nevada to achieve the designation of “School System Accreditation Quality Achievement” through AdvancED® and the Northwest Accreditation Commission. This means that every school in the district (not just the high schools) met the rigorous standards necessary to receive this designation. As a result, all students are able to receive a world-class education while attending schools in the Lyon County School District.
  • 31 HS Graduates from LCSD with Associate's Degrees!

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