Whitehead Whales

Vision Statement:

The Whitehead family is committed to providing opportunities for all learners to achieve optimal growth and lifelong success.


Mission Statement:

The dedicated teachers and staff of Jerry Whitehead Elementary School are committed to skillfully integrating the Common Core State Standards, technology and critical thinking skills.

We will provide the students of Whitehead a safe and nurturing environment while guiding them to become successful contributing citizens.

School Hours
  • Adult Supervision on the playground begins at 8:40 am
  • Line up bell 8:55 am
  • School Begins at 9:00 am
  • School Ends at 3:00 pm except on most Wed  there is a 2:15 pm early release.
  • Adult Supervision on the playground ends at 3:10 pm
  • Before and After Care is run by Sparks Park and Rec


Contact Us

  • Jerry Whitehead Elementary School
    3570 Waterfall Dr.
    Sparks, NV 89434
    ph: (775) 626-5200
    fax: (775)  626-5202
    WCSD Parent Line
    (for info about Delayed starts, closures due to inclement weather)
    (775) 334-8373 
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Bullying & Discrimination Prohibited

The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination page.