Katherine Dunn Elementary School

1135 O'callaghan Dr,

Sparks, NV, 89434-

Tel: (775)353-5520
Grades: PK-6

512 students

Katherine Dunn Elementary School serves 512 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 62%.
Katherine Dunn Elementary School operates within the Washoe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 512 students
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Katherine Dunn Elementary School Students 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 less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
5%
6%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
43%
39%
Black
2%
10%
White
40%
38%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Katherine Dunn Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Katherine Dunn Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.69
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
37%
44%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
17%
7%
Katherine Dunn Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 66,374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
9
Number of Students Managed 66,374 3,436
Washoe County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $648 MM $36 MM
Washoe County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $671 MM $34 MM
Washoe County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,901 $14,943
Washoe County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,261 $14,309
Washoe County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sparks Edward C Reed High School
    1350 Baring Blvd
    Sparks , NV , 89434
    (775)353-5700
    0.6  mi  |  2048  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sparks Lloyd Diedrichsen Elementary School
    1735 Del Rosa Way
    Sparks , NV , 89434
    (775)353-5730
    0.8  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sparks Alpine Academy
    Charter School
    605 Boxington Way
    Sparks , NV , 89434
    (775)356-1166
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sparks Lou Mendive Middle School
    Magnet School
    1900 Whitewood Dr
    Sparks , NV , 89434
    (775)353-5990
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  1033  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sparks George L Dilworth Middle School
    255 Prater Way
    Sparks , NV , 89431
    (775)353-5740
    1.2  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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