About the Department
The Nevada Department of Education (NDE or Department) leads and collaborates with Nevada's 17 school districts and the State Public Charter School Authority to advance educational equity Statewide. With offices in Nevada's capital, Carson City, and Las Vegas, NDE oversees all pre-K-12 education in the State with mission of improving student achievement and educator effectiveness by ensuring opportunities, facilitating learning, and promoting excellence. Under the leadership of the State Board of Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, NDE impacts the achievement of nearly half a million children and 30,000 educators.
- Visit our School and District Information page for information on school options for Nevada's students.
- For more information about our divisions and offices please see the NDE Directory.
- To learn about the Department's priorities and goals, check out our Statewide Plan for the Improvement of Pupils (STIP).
- You may subscribe to our grant notifications list on our Grant Information page, review requests for information and requests for proposals on our Contracts page, and find information about Legislative initiatives on our Legislative Session Updates.