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   Piñon Hills Elementary School

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Piñon Hills Elementary School is located in Minden, Nevada, a small town at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, directly South of the Nevada State Capital, Carson City.  Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade attend Piñon Hills, one of 13 schools in the Douglas County School District.

In 2012, PHES was designated the kindest school in the USA by

Meet the Principal, Mr. Reid

2012-2013 School Accountability Report



Wishing everyone a safe and fun SUMMER


Keep reading all summer with the...

Douglas County Public Library

Summer Reading Program!

Upcoming Events...


  • LAST DAY OF SCHOOL... Friday May 30th

    Minimum Day Schedule, Dismissal at 12:40


  • School Resumes Monday, August 18th

2014 - 2015 School Calendar

Little Things Add Up to BIG $$$


Simple ways to earn money for PHES...


Collect BoxTops

Clip Campbells Labels

Recycle Ink Cartridges

Enroll your Target REDcard

Enroll your Raley's Something Extra Card

Use a SaveMart SHARES Card


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2013 - 2014 School Calendar

2014 - 2015 School Calendar

Bus Schedules

Morning Bus Schedule

Afternoon Bus Schedule


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Mission Statement

"The Piñon Hills Elementary School students, parents, staff, and community encourage the use of active minds and bodies in striving for excellence in academics and citizenship"


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Piñon Hills Elementary School
1479 Stephanie Way
P.O. Box 1888
Minden, Nevada 89423
    Phone Number:
    FAX Number:
    Web Site Address:
Jason Reid, Principal

    Summer Office Hours:

8:00 - 3:00 PM

Office will be closed from June 26th - August 7th


    Office Hours:

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    School Day:
9:00 AM - 3:20 PM
    Morning   9:00 - 11:40
    Afternoon 12:40 - 3:20
Kids Club
               Morning  7:00 - 8:35
    Afternoon   3:20 - 6:00
Daily Schedule

   Attendance Line:
(Call this number by 9:00 AM.
when your child is going to be absent)

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