Welcome to the Piñon Hills Elementary School website!
Our school is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, directly east of beautiful Lake Tahoe and south of the Nevada State Capital, Carson City. 

Piñon Hills Elementary School is is one of 13 great schools in the Douglas County School District. Our school community is filled with kind and curious learners, dedicated and caring teachers and staff, and supportive and involved families.


At Piñon Hills Elementary, we strive to be kind every day!  In 2012, we were honored to be designated the kindest school in the country by thinkkindness.org.


You can learn more about our school by exploring this website further using the drop down menu above. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


Our 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."