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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.
  • No school today. Thank you to all of our veterans for your service 🇺🇸
  • At the DIS Veteran’s Assembly, a DIS student and sea cadet began the assembly with a WWII veteran. Thank you to ALL our veterans for your service 🇺🇸 @dis_sundevils
  • All smiles after parent teacher conferences at CES! They must have had great reports 👍😊
  • Book fair at CES right now and Santa Pictures at 2pm!! See you there! 🎅
  • Hogwarts hall at Sutro! Happy Halloween 🎃 👻
  • G for Guitar 🎸 #kindergarten at YES!
  • We need subs!! Please help us out by sharing. Opportunity to make $110/day or $150 with a long term see flyer for details!
  • CES September Students of the Month! PreK through 4th!
  • Riverview Elementary wore white, gray, black and brown today to take a photo from the sky! Check back soon to see the aerial finished product!
  • We love PE at EVES! 🕺
  • Do you know your x14 multiplication table? ❌💯🔢
  • Sharing stories and practicing cursive in 4th grade at EVES!
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.
Lyon County Limelight!