Schools & Education
Public education in Henderson is provided by the Clark County School District. The district operates about 300 schools in total, serving roughly 280,000 students. In Henderson alone, there are more than 30 public school campuses, including five high schools and five intermediate schools. The student enrollment at the Henderson schools is approximately 33,000.
Henderson students also have several options for post-high school education. The largest college within driving distance is the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. This campus is roughly 10 miles from Henderson and carries a full-time enrollment of more than 15,000 students. The Community College of Southern Nevada, known as CCSN, also has campuses in Las Vegas and Henderson. The newest college campus in the area is Nevada State College in Henderson; this institution opened in 2002.
Private colleges in the area include DeVry University, International Academy of Design and Technology and ITT Technical Institute; all three are located in Henderson.