|Nevada High School|
6580 US Hwy 278
|School type||Public comprehensive|
|School district||Nevada School District|
|NCES School ID||050003001405|
|Teaching staff||19.19 (on FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||9.22|
|Education system||ADE Smart Core|
|Classes offered||Regular, Advanced Placement (AP)|
|Campus type||Rural; remote|
|Color(s)|| Blue |
|Athletics conference||1A 7 East (2012–14)|
|Sports||Golf, basketball, baseball, softball, track|
|Team name||Nevada Blue Jays (& Lady Jays)|
|Affiliation||Arkansas Activities Association|
Nevada High School (NHS) is an accredited comprehensive public high school located in Rosston, Arkansas, United States. NHS provides secondary education for more than 220 students in grades 7 through 12. It is one of three public high schools in Nevada County and one of two schools administered by the Nevada School District.
Nevada High School is accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). The assumed course of study follows the ADE Smart Core curriculum, which requires students complete at least 22 units prior to graduation. Students complete regular coursework and exams and may take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exam with the opportunity to receive college credit.
The Nevada High School mascot for academic and athletic teams is the blue jay with blue and gray serving as the school colors.
The Nevada Blue Jays compete in interscholastic activities within the 2A Classification, the state's second smallest classification administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. For 2012–14, the Blue Jays play within the 2A 6 Conference. Nevada fields junior varsity and varsity teams including football, basketball (boys/girls), and track and field (boys/girls).
- Track and field: The girls track team achieved a state track championship in 1992.
Clubs and traditions
Nevada students engage in a variety of clubs and organizations such as: Band, Choir, Beta Club, National FFA Organization (FFA), FCCLA, Key Club, Student Council, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), and Quiz Bowl.
The following are notable people associated with Nevada High School. If the person was a Nevada student, the number in parentheses indicates the year of graduation; if the person was a faculty or staff member, that person's title and years of association are included
- "Search for Public Schools - Nevada High School (050003001405)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved April 4, 2013.
- "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017. As stated in the document, the Nevada County School District formed on July 1, 1985 from the merger of Bodcaw, Cale, Laneburg, Oakgrove, and Willisville school districts.
- "School Profile, Nevada High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved April 4, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)