Rita Cannan Elementary School

Rita Cannan Elementary School serves 781 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Rita Cannan Elementary School operates within the Washoe County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 781 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 781 students
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Rita Cannan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Rita Cannan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 18:1 21:1
Rita Cannan Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Rita Cannan Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
67%
41%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
6%
10%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
15%
35%
Rita Cannan Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
4%
1%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
4%
6%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.53 0.47
Rita Cannan Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
99%
45%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
n/a
8%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

District Comparison

Washoe County School District's student population of 65,550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,673 in this district is less than the state average of $11,600. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $11,281. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $627 MM $40 MM
Washoe County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $637 MM $38 MM
Washoe County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,673 $11,600
Washoe County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $11,281
Washoe County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Procter R Hug High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fred W Traner Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is High Desert Montessori Charter School (0.2 miles away)
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