• Katherine Dunn Cougars
  • Motivated by the belief in the value of education in a diverse culture, the Mission Statement of Katherine Dunn Elementary School is to develop proficient readers, writers, and problems solvers who practice divergent thinking.


    All students must complete Online Registration each year. Online Registration will open for the 20-21 school year on January 6, 2020. 

    Students who will be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2020 may enroll in Kindergarten for the 20-21 school year.

    If you need log in information please call our main office and your call will be transferred to our office staff. Phone: 775-353-5520


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    Student Summer Activity Links

    WCSD Virtual Summer Camp Lesson Plans paper packet distribution will be available at the middle schools June 22-24 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or click on the link below to download.

    WCSD Virtual Summer Camp Lesson Plans

    myON Family Reading Tips

    myON Consejos de Lectura Familiar

    myON Family FAQ


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    Katherine Dunn Elementary School  follows a school uniform policy to foster school spirit and unity, to reduce distractions in the learning environment, and to enhance a positive school climate with less bullying, harassment and competiveness.  All students are expected to wear a navy blue polo shirt with or without the school name and logo on the front and  KHAKI or BLACK pants, shorts, capris, skirts or jumpers of the appropriate length.  Katherine Dunn shirts and sweatshirts are sold at Kate’s Logos 1221 West 2nd Street and online at Kateslogos.com. All students must wear closed toe shoes (no Heelys).  NO navy blue bottoms or blue jeans. 

Contact Us

  • Phone: 775-353-5520
    Fax: 775-353-5522
    Address: 1135 O'Callaghan Dr. Sparks, NV 89434

    Principal: Allison Fannin
    Dean: Janell McGovern 
    Secretary: Debra Mitchell

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