|Contact Information for Office of International Students and Scholars|
Fitzgerald Student Services Building
|Address||1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0074
Participation in child care and schools is based on the age of children.
Infant and toddler care covers children ages 0 to 3; Pre-school is for children ages 3 to 4;
Kindergarten is for children ages 5 to 6 (the child must turn 5 by September 30).
Elementary Schools offer programs from Kindergarten to Grade 6 (the child must turn 6 by September 30 to begin 1 st grade); Middle Schools cover Grades 7 & 8 (ages12-13); High Schools offer programs for Grades 9 - 12 (ages 14-18).
The Washoe County School District website provides a wealth of information about the school system in Reno and the surrounding area. If you need to find out which school your child should be attending, please go to the Washoe County School District Register page or call (775) 348-0200. Any student new to the district must present a birth certificate or passport and an immunization record from your health care provider. A utility bill may be necessary for proof of residency, and the student's Social Security number will be asked for but is NOT required in order for your child to be registered. For more information regarding registration please go to the Washoe County School District Register page. The district offers special ESL programs for non-English speaking students. Each new student with a limited English proficiency is given a language assessment test and placed in classes based on the results of this test. For more information please contact the school in your area.