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4211 Duffer Drive
Nellis AFB, NV 89191
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
The school on Nellis AFB is a charter school Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas K-8th grade may attend. Registration is through a lottery process and families may apply at www.caslv.org, be sure to click on the "Nellis" campus. Las Vegas encompasses the Clark County School District, which is the fifth largest in the United States with over 322,000 students. In addition to a comprehensive education program for kindergarten through grade 12, the district offers magnet programs and vocational programs geared to those students with unique interests, skills and abilities. The School Liaison is available at 702-652-2894 to assist with questions and concerns.
The School Liaison is the chief advocate for military-connected children enrolled in K-12 public, Charter, private, or home school. Enrollment, placement, transfers, graduation, and participation in extracurricular activities are among the typical school-related matters handled by the School Liaison . Anyone seeking assistance for any military child education concern should call the School Liaison at 702-652-2894.
Coral Academy of Science
Coral Academy of Science is a Charter School that opened on base in 2016 to provide another education opportunity for our youth PreK-8th grade. It is currently located at 107 Stafford Dr in the Nellis Landings housing area. Families interested in attending may enter the lottery @ www.caslv.com and click on the Nellis Campus. Open Enrollment is November 1st to February 28th. Families that miss the open enrollment period may still enroll, and will be placed in the general application pool for any future lottery selections.
Clark County School District
Southern Nevada's Clark County School District is the 5th largest in the nation with over 322,000 students and 360 schools. In addition to a comprehensive education program for kindergarten through grade 12, the district offers magnet programs geared to those students with unique interests, skills and abilities. Visit Clark County School District's website www.ccsd.net for additional information.
Clark County School District operates 360 schools 261 Elementary schools; 59 Middle schools; 68 High schools (includes Virtual HS). Additional programs offered through CCSD include special and occupational education, achievement testing, a before-and-after-school program called Safekey, adult education, tutorials, various parent organizations, and the requirements for home education. Detailed information regarding these programs is available through the CCSD Public Information Office at 702-799-5304.
•If your child is enrolling in a Clark County school for the first time, you need the following items to complete your child's registration:◦Proof of Address. Two forms of proof of address are required. These may be in the form of a recent utility bill, rent receipt, residence lease, or sales contract.
◦Proof of the child's identity. This may consist of an original birth certificate, a passport, or a baptismal certificate. No copies will be accepted.
◦Up-to-date medical information. You must have records indicating that your child has had, or at least started, this series of immunizations:
◦Four DPT shots, Three Polio doses, Two MMR shots (one by 15 months, and one by kindergarten or first grade), two Hepatitis A shots, three Hepatitis B shots, and one Chicken Pox (Varicella)
To graduate from the Clark County School District, students must complete their required course work and pass the Nevada High School Proficiency Exams in reading, writing and math. Students must earn 22 1/2 credits in the following subjects:
•English – 4 credits
•Math – 3 credits *
•Science – 2 credits
•U.S. History – 1 credit
•U.S. Government – 1 credit
•Physical Education – 2 credits **
•World History or Geography – 1 credit
•Health Education – ½ credit
•Computers – ½ credit
•Electives – 7 ½ credits
*Math course units must include at least Algebra 1 or 1H, or Applied Algebra 1A and 1B, or above.
If you have not been contacted by a sponsor within 45 days of your estimated arrival date with a dorm room assignment, please contact Nellis AFB Dorm Management at 702-652-4974 to start the process to ensure you will have a dorm room assigned upon your arrival to Nellis AFB.
Privately owned weapon registration is required for all residents of Nellis Family Housing, Fam-Camp, base dormitories, lodging facilities and government owned or operated facilities. Firearms registration is accomplished by completing an AF IMT 1314, Firearms Registration, and delivering that form to the 99th Security Forces Armory. All firearms registered to owners residing in the dormitories are required to be stored in the 99th Security Forces Armory immediately upon purchase of the firearm. When entering the installation while transporting firearms, your firearm must be unloaded, separate from the ammunition, and out of reach of any occupants. You may transport firearms directly from your off base residence to a firing range on base, from your on base residence directly off base or to a firing range on base, from the armory directly off base or to a firing range. You may not stop at any other location on base (i.e. BX, Shoppette, gas station, etc.) while transporting your firearm.
If you possess a Nevada Concealed Weapon Permit or a permit from any state that Nevada recognizes, you may transport your concealed firearm on base and keep it in your vehicle for a period of not more than 24 hours so long as you go directly to your workplace parking lot, unload it, double lock it, and place it out of site from public view. "Double locked" requires your vehicle doors to be locked and windows up, and the firearm must be locked in a compartment or with a gun lock. You may not carry your concealed weapon on your person while on Nellis.
Charter Schools in Nevada are public schools funded by the state. Charter Schools are set up by a committee with a desire to provide an educational situation that better meets the needs of some students. The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) is the governing board that has adopted standards from the National Charter School Resource Center to ensure these schools are held to high standards and serve students in the best possible manner. There is no charge to attend a charter school although there may be a fee for certain specific items or events. Charter schools must be in traditional “brick and mortar” building or provide “distance education”. A directory of charter schools can be found on the State of Nevada Department of Education website: www.doe.nv.gov/Charter_Schools