Additional Programs

There are several additional programs, such as Special Education and Accelerated Education, which your child will benefit from when you move to Las Vegas. There are also outside resources employed by the school system.

Special Education

Children with disabilities from the ages of 3 to 21 are provided direct and support services. Quality learning experiences are provided by school teams in collaboration with family members in order to equip students with disabilities for life after school. There are a full range of options available in neighborhood schools to provide services and meet the needs of students.

Accelerated and honors programs

For grades 3 to 5, there is a Gifted and Talented education program. Every high school offers an Honors Program that provides a highly rigorous curriculum, Advanced Placement courses, an honors or an advanced diploma.

Other programs and outside resources

High school students are offered transitional bilingual and English-as-a-second language programs along with alternative education options that are provided by the district. Supplemental programs such as Safe and Drug Free Schools, School-to-Careers and Math and Science Enhancement are provided by outside resources to meet students’ needs. The district encourages parents to take an active part in their child’s education by joining parent organizations and helping in the classroom.