Van Gorder Elementary


     Welcome to Van Gorder Elementary School!

    We are Redhawks!


    Our Mission

    We, the staff, students, and families of Van Gorder Elementary School, will create a learning community which promotes high academic achievement personal success, moral responsibility and the fulfillment of higher educational goals for 100% of our students. We strive to teach and our students strive learn!


    Our Vision 

    As an exemplary school in Washoe County School District, Van Gorder will be the highest achieving elementary school in the state of Nevada by providing a safe, engaging, and rigorous environment which will ensure all students reach their highest potential and excel on their educational journey.


    *~Important Updates and Announcements~*   


    Grab a Book Today!!!


     Van Gorder's Virtual Book Fair Online!

    This year our amazing school librarian, Mrs. Parker will be ensuring that our students still get their hands on great books at home by hosting a VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR!!  Students, parents, teachers, and friends can shop our online book fair starting November 16th-November 29th

     Just click on the link to view our book fair homepage:

     On November 16th, the SHOP NOW button will be activated and shopping can begin.  Orders can be shipped directly to your home and make great gifts to students!

    Here is also a link to the virtual flier, which highlights some popular titles available, there will be many more titles available through our online store.

    Thanks so much for your support and if there are any questions please feel free to contact Mrs. Parker in the Library.


    Teacher with Students

     Van Gorder Parent Faculty Association (PFA)

    2020-2021 Membership Drive

    Sign Up TODAY!

    Please fill out the PFA Membership Form to become a PFA member!

    ice cream Ice Cream Party for the classrooms who have 100% Membership enrollment!ice cream



    Class Dojo


    Ms. Record's Computer Lab Team

    Microsoft Teams


    2019-2020 Annual Accountability Report

    for Van Gorder Elementary School


Contact Us

  • Van Gorder Elementary School
    7650 Campello Drive
    Sparks, Nevada 89436
    Office: 775-425-7722
    Fax: 775-425-7725
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  • School Hours: 9:30am-3:30pm


    First Bell: 9:25am


    Student Arrival: 9:10am

    FYI: Students should not arrive
    before 9:10am because our
    teachers do not begin duty until
    ~Thank you! Van Gorder Staff


    Early Release Wednesdays: 2:45pm

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