Rita Cannan Elementary School

  • Rita Cannan Elementary School serves 730 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the NV average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% 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 730 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 730 students
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rita Cannan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Rita Cannan Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Rita Cannan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 16:1 21:1
Rita Cannan Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Rita Cannan Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
5%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
66%
41%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
10%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
14%
35%
Rita Cannan Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
5%
1%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
4%
6%
Rita Cannan Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Rita Cannan 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.
0.54 0.47
Rita Cannan Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1991-2015)
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

  • Washoe County School District's student population of 65,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 is higher than the state average of $9,191. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,333 is less than the state average of $11,068. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Washoe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
106
9
Number of Students Managed 65,491 3,473
Washoe County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $620 MM $32 MM
Washoe County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $612 MM $38 MM
Washoe County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,451 $9,191
Washoe County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,333 $11,068
Washoe County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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