Washoe County School Calendar 2013 – 2014

 Washoe County School Calendar 2013 -2014

Back to school

Monday, August 12, 2013 is the first day of school for  Washoe County School students. The Washoe County School Board of Trustees voted earlier in the year to put all schools on a “balanced” school calendar to help ease  over crowding that some of the schools face. The board agreed the new school calendar would be a test to see if it would work for parents, students and the school district.

The calendar’s major new features include an earlier start date in August, shorter summer vacation, extended winter and spring breaks and the addition of a week-long fall break in October. The Washoe County School District operates public K through 12th grade schools in Washoe County, Nevada. WCSD is also responsible for a number of charter schools and other special purpose schools. Schools in the district are located in the Reno / Sparks metro area, Incline Village at Lake Tahoe, and the rural communities of Gerlach, Empire, and Wadsworth.

Back to School in Washoe County

Below is a schedule of Washoe County School days for the 2013 – 2014 school year:

AUGUST 2013:
August 12th: First Day of School
August 12th – 16th: Kindergarten Testing Week
August 18th: First Day For Kindergarten Students

September 2013:

September 2nd: Labor Day, No School

October 2013:

October 8th: End of Grading Period
October 14th – 18th: Fall Break, No School
October 25th: Nevada Day, No School
October 28th – November 1st: Conference Week

November 2013:

November 11th: Veterans Day, No School
November 27th – 29th: Thanksgiving Break, No School

December 2013:

December 19th: End of grading period
December 20th: Teacher Work Day, No School
December 23rd – January 10th: Winter Break, No School

January 2014:

January 1st – 10th: Winter Break
January 20th: Marin Luther King Jr. Day, No School

February 2014:

February 17th: President’s Day, No School

March 2014:

March 21st: End of Grading Period
March 31st – April 11th: Spring Break, No School

April 2014:

March 31st – April 11th; SPring Break, No School

May 2014:

May 26th: Memorial Day, No School

June 2014:

June 13th: Last Day of School/End of Grading Period
June 16th: Teacher work day

College students sitting and talking on campus lawn

What Washoe County School are we zoned for?

The best way to find out what school you are zoned for is to go directly to the Washoe County School Zoning Search website. Here you type in your adress and the site will direct you where you need to go.

How Do I Register my student for school?

To register a new student, you will need the following documentation…

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Immunization record from a health care provider
  • Utility bill for proof of residency. If this isn’t available, contact the school for other options
  • High school students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

Registration takes place at each school. For additional information, refer to the Washoe County School District Parent Student Handbook.

Washoe County School Schedule 2013 – 2014




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