Welcome to Anderson Elementary School - Home of the Aces
This website will provide you with the most up-to-date information about Anderson Elementary School.
Este sitio web le proporcionará la información más actualizada sobre la Escuela Primaria Anderson.
There are no classes through March 25th. Classes resume Monday, March 28th. Our office is closed most days during Spring Break. If you call and leave a message, we will get back to you - in most cases- after we return from break.
We will host an online registration open lab to help you register your child for the 2022-2023 school year on Tuesday, March 15th, from 10:00am-12:00pm.
Changes to Mask Rules
Masks will be optional for all staff and students in the Washoe County School District – including Anderson Elementary School, starting February 11, 2022. If you wish your child to continue to wear a mask, please provide one. We will not be enforcing masking, so please talk to your child if you would like your child to wear a mask at school.
Please note: If your child is returning from an exclusion, a mask may be required while on campus for the final five days of the infectious period. Our clinic will provide details directly to you if the requirement applies to your child.
- Please refer to and use the updated COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool and COVID-19 Exemption Procedures. Please follow the links to access the most accurate information.
- If you would like more information on getting a test, visit our COVID Testing Information webpage.
- The Truckee Meadows COVID-19 Risk Meter and the Nevada COVID-19 School Dashboard help you learn more about our commuity COVID-19 rates.
Join Our Team
Interested in make a difference is the lives of children in our community. Join WCSD and/or Anderson Elementary School. We are currently at Dilworth STEM Academy (255 Prater Way, Sparks) until 1:00p on Saturday, December 4th. We are looking for compassionate and dedicated people to fill multiple teaching and assistant positions. If you missed us at the job fair, apply now for Our Staff page!
Important School Information
2021-2022 School Performance Plan
Learn more about our goals for this school year. You can access our School Performance Plan here. If you would like more information on our school improvement efforts, click on Our School Details and the School Improvement 2021-2022 link.
Calls/Communication Sent Home
Click here for recent and past communication sent home via Blackboard Connect call. You can also access recent and past newsletters as well. You can also navigate directly to the page: Click on Our Families & Community in the menu to the right. Then select Calls & Newsletters.
In compliance with guidelines, masks are required for all students while indoors. We work to make this a manageable situation and provide mask breaks outside as needed. Please make sure students come to school with masks.
Check-In Tardy Students
If you are dropping your student off late to school, use the computer in the vestibule to complete the check-in process. This will help us track your child's attendance and missed instruction. You will be asked to input:
- Your Child's Name
- Your Child's Teacher
- Reason for Check-Out
As we did last year, we will maintain a students-only playground/campus during school hours. Parents are welcome to wait with their student(s) outside the gate until the bell rings. We will have all staff outside helping and directing students to their classrooms.
- The front (West) Primary Gate opens at 8:45a - Please arrive after the gates open to ensure supervision is available.
- The back Brinkby Gate opens at 8:50a - Please arrive after the gates open to ensure supervision is available.
See additional Campus Information.
All visitors should report to the Main Office at the front of the school (Berrum Lane). Main Office check-in, student check-out and visitor badges are managed through our LobbyGuard system. If you are not a WCSD-badged employee and would like to enter our school, you will need to present your driver's license and receive a visitor's badge.
What to Bring
Students can bring backpacks and school supplies with them to school, though this is not a requirement. We have stocked classrooms with all of the learning materials students need to be prepared for the school day. We do recommend student bringing their own water bottles that can be refilled at the drinking fountains. If you do send supplies from home, please make sure they are labeled with the student's name. Ensure that your child can open nd close the bottles independently.
Send your child to school with lunch is optional. All students are provided the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch at school. If you do plan to send food with your child please review our food guidelines.
Checking-Out Your Student from Class
If you are picking-up/checking-out students at the Main Office, use the computer in the vestibule to complete the check-out process. This will help us track your child's attendance and missed instruction. You will be asked to scan your Driver's License and input:
- Your Child's Name
- Your Child's Teacher
- Reason for Late Arrival
Please plan additional time or leave plenty of time to have your child called out of class and complete the LobbyGuard check-out process.
End of the school day
All gates will be open for students to exit at the end of the school day. Parents are able to meet students outside of the gate once students exit campus. The gates will be closed and secured for our after school program ten minutes after our final bell rings. if students need to exit the campus after that time, they will be directed to exit out of the main entrance.
Please plan to pick your child up on time. School ends at 3:00p daily except on Wednesday's early release (2:15p).
School Hours & General Information
Please note the following hours:
- 8:45am: Morning recess supervision begins. Please do not send students to school before 8:45am.
- 8:57am: First bell rings.
- 9:00am: Tardy bell rings, school begins.
School days ends:
- 3:00pm on regular schedule days
- 2:15pm on early release days (wednesdays)
Please see our Bell Schedule for more details about our daily schedule.
Morning Entrance Gates
There are two entrance gates that will open in the morning. This help us provide adequate supervision of students entering school grounds in the morning. Please make sure your children do not arrive too early.
- Front, West Side Gate (Pre-K side) - Opens @ 8:45am
- Back gate - Opens @ 8:50am
Please see Campus Information for details about access our campus. Please note: Only students are allowed throught he gates during the school day. Parent can wait with thier students outside the gate until the beel rings.
At Anderson, we will use our collective strengths and experiences to empower all students through meaningful opportunities to achieve academic, social and emotional growth.
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
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 and Web Accessibility page.For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility
Para más información visite Civil Rights Compliance Department page.