Damonte Ranch High School

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Damonte Ranch High School
10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy
Reno, NV 89521
Coordinates39°25′27″N 119°42′47″W / 39.424036°N 119.713082°W / 39.424036; -119.713082Coordinates: 39°25′27″N 119°42′47″W / 39.424036°N 119.713082°W / 39.424036; -119.713082
MottoEducate, Empower, Inspire
School districtWashoe County School District
PrincipalDarvel Bell
Staff83.00 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,813 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio21.84[1]
Color(s)Green and Blue    
Athletics conferenceSierra League
RivalGalena High School

The Damonte Ranch High School (DRHS) opened in the Fall of 2003. Located in the Truckee Meadows, the school is the newest public high school in the Washoe County School District. Located in southeast Reno, the High School is named for the Damonte Ranch development during the rapid expansion of Reno NV. The Damonte Ranch High School DRHS opened as a combined middle school and high school, to help alleviate the overcrowding at Pine Middle School until Depoali Middle School was built. Depoali opened in 2009.


Damonte Ranch competes in the Sierra League of the Northern Nevada 4A Region (large school).

Damonte won its first state title in any sport when the girls' volleyball team defeated Las Vegas' Silverado High School in five games in 2006.[2]

The Wrestling team were the 2007-2008 Northern Regional Champions.

The girls' swimming team, as well as both ski teams were the Sierra League Champions.

Damonte Ranch High School's boys Track & Field team won the 2008 Nevada state title.[3]

The Baseball team had a 13-game winning streak in the beginning of the season, and in 2008 have had their first 20 win season in the history of that program.[4]

The girls' track team claimed a share of the Region Championship in 2011.

The football field at Damonte is an artificial turf field, installed in 2006.

The swimming team at Damonte is small and generally does not place within the competitions.

The freshman cheer squad was undefeated at all competitions during the 2014–2015 season.


  1. ^ a b c "Damonte Ranch High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  2. ^ Perea, Robert (12 November 2006). "BACK-AND-FORTH BATTLE: Silverado falls just short of state title Damonte Ranch tops Skyhawks in five-game match". Las Vegas Review Journal. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Record Book: Track & Field (Boys)" (PDF). Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Douglas wins finale, series against Damonte Ranch". Retrieved 2008-04-27.

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