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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.
  • Adult Ed graduates! Congratulations to all of these graduates for continuing on their education and reaching this tremendous milestone! 🎓
  • SVS had a wonderful graduation and promotion ceremony! Go bulldogs! 🎓
  • Happy last day of school! We hope you all have a WONDERFUL and SAFE summer break! We already miss you! See you August 21st!
  • Congrats to our Dayton High Grads! 🎓
  • A rose for those who helped these graduates at SSHS! 🌹
  • It’s almost showtime!🎓
  • Gearing up for graduation at Silver Stage High School!
  • “It was a lot of trial and error. Sometimes it worked, sometime it didn’t and it was a lot of figuring out what didn’t so I could correct it. The upside down turn especially needed enough power and acceleration to stay on course.” DES roller co...
  • DES Special Olympics live now!
  • It’s Special Olympics Day in Dayton!
  • Be sure to go to and scroll down to our “Limelight” to read about Emmanuel Lopez- SVS Class of 2019 who will be attending Chico State next fall!
  • This week! Mark your calendars and we’ll see you at Silverland this Thursday 6pm. Parents and Teens welcome!
Lyon County Limelight!
Safety and Security Measures
Student and staff safety is the number one priority for all schools in the Lyon County School District (LCSD). Administrators and staff members work diligently every day with students and families to provide a positive, safe and respectful learning environment. Each school in the LCSD has created a comprehensive Emergency Operations Plan that has been specifically designed for that school by the school’s safety team, and includes appropriate measures for a variety of emergency situations. Additionally, these plans have been reviewed and approved by local law enforcement and emergency response agencies. Further, each school conducts safety drills to practice these safety measures on a regular basis, often times with the assistance of the aforementioned agencies. Finally, the LCSD is currently installing the Audio Enhancement SAFE System in every classroom in the district. This system includes a camera and a silent alarm that can discretely notify the office of any emergency situation. This coupled with the facility safety enhancements being performed now and into the summer will make our schools safer than they’ve ever been. We encourage community members, parents and students to contact school staff immediately to report all safety concerns and to request any needed support. The LCSD is grateful for the efforts of community members, first responding agencies and staff members in protecting our most valuable asset, our students.