Rita Cannan Elementary School

  • Rita Cannan Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 40%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 67%.

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School Overview

  • Rita Cannan Elementary School's student population of 523 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rita Cannan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rita Cannan Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#569 out of 620 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:120:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
66%
42%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
17%
33%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rita Cannan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.530.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashoe County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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