Rita Cannan Elementary School

Rita Cannan Elementary School serves 638 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Rita Cannan Elementary School operates within the Washoe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 638 students
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rita Cannan Elementary School Students 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 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Rita Cannan Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Rita Cannan Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
3%
6%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
68%
39%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
10%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
11%
38%
Rita Cannan Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rita Cannan Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rita Cannan 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.
0.52 0.76
Rita Cannan 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.
99%
44%
Rita Cannan 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.
n/a
7%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2008)

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 3,447
Washoe County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $648 MM n/a
Washoe County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $671 MM n/a
Washoe County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,901 $0
Washoe County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,261 $0
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 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 Bernice Mathews Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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