Katherine Dunn Elementary School

Katherine Dunn Elementary School serves 521 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
Katherine Dunn Elementary School operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 521 students
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Katherine Dunn Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Katherine Dunn Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 21:1
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
43%
41%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
4%
10%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
41%
35%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
6%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Katherine Dunn Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.47
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
45%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
8%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,673 is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
115
9
Number of Students Managed 65,550 1,349
Washoe County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $627 MM $40 MM
Washoe County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $637 MM $38 MM
Washoe County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,673 $11,600
Washoe County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,281
Washoe County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Edward C Reed High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lou Mendive Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lloyd Diedrichsen Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • SparksEdward C Reed High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2030 students1350 Baring Blvd
    SparksNV 89434
    (775)353-5700
    0.69-122030
  • SparksLloyd Diedrichsen Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 415 students1735 Del Rosa Way
    SparksNV 89434
    (775)353-5730
    0.8PK-6415
  • SparksAlpine Academy
    Charter School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 80 students605 Boxington Way
    SparksNV 89434
    (775)356-1166
    0.99-1280
  • SparksLou Mendive Middle School
    Magnet School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1029 students1900 Whitewood Dr
    SparksNV 89434
    (775)353-5990
    16-81029
  • SparksGeorge L Dilworth Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 581 students255 Prater Way
    SparksNV 89431
    (775)353-5740
    1.27-8581

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