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  • The mission of the Bennett Elementary School staff is to be a community of parents, students, and staff collaborating to provide a quality academic and social education for all. Our staff will perform professionally, communicate openly, be flexible, and have high expectations of ourselves, our colleagues, and our students.


    If you need help with your online user name or password to register your child, please contact the school secretary at 775-674-4444.



  • Updated 5/5/2020 Phase 3 Packet Pick-up Locations:

    The following locations will have paper packets available on THURSDAY 5/7, FRIDAY 5/8, & SATURDAY 5/9  from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

     Central Reno

    Meadowood Mall by the Sears Storefront - Corner of Neil and McCarran – 10 – 2

    Wooster HS – 10 – 2

     North Valleys

    Cold Springs MS –10 – 2

    North Valleys HS –10 – 2

     Northwest Reno

    McQueen HS – 10 – 2

     Old Southwest

    Reno HS – 10 – 2

     South Reno

    Galena HS – 10 – 2

     Southeast Reno

    Damonte Ranch HS – 10 – 2

     Spanish Springs

    Spanish Springs HS – 10 – 2


    Reed HS – 10 – 2

    Sparks HS – 10 – 2

     Sun Valley

    Hug HS – 10 – 2 


    The following locations will have paper packets available on THURSDAY 5/7 ONLY

     Antelope Valley

    Matterhorn @ Mailbox's before Antelope Valley – 11:15-12:15

     Pyramid Lake

    Sutcliff/Pyramid Lake Lodge – 10 – 10:30

    Washoe Valley / Pleasant Valley

    Pleasant Valley ES – 1:15-2:15

     The following locations will have paper packets available on FRIDAY 5/8 ONLY

     Central Reno / Downtown

    320 Evans/Aces Parking Lot – 10:30-11

    Siegel Suites on 7th Parking Lot – 11:45-12:15

    Reno/Sparks Indian Colony Head-Start on Golden Lane at Playground – 1:00-1:30

     The following locations will have paper packets available on SATURDAY 5/9 ONLY from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

    Stead Area

    O’Brien MS – 10 – 2


    The following locations will have paper packets available on SITES MONDAY 5/11, and TUESDAY 5/12 from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

    Central Reno

    Wooster – 11 – 2

     North Valleys

    North Valleys HS – 11 – 2

     Northwest Reno

    McQueen HS – 11 – 2

     Southeast Reno

    Damonte Ranch HS – 11 – 2


    Reed HS – 11 – 2

     Sun Valley

    Hug HS – 11 – 2

  • If you need help with resources please contact Ms. Roney or Ms. Hainline.

    Ms Roney: (775) 525-0391 - michelle.roney@washoeschools.net

    Ms. Hainline: (775) 241-8724 - JHainline@washoeschools.net

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  • More information to follow. Check back for updates.

    UPDATE 4/19/2020: Locations have changed. If your child needs food or lunch during break, below is a list of locations where it will be provided for free. You can visit the district's website for more information at https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/14379

    Working in partnership, the Washoe County School District and Food Bank of Northern Nevada are providing free meals for all children, aged 18 and under, at the following sites. You do not need to provide identification or information about your family to receive these free meals.

    Given the dynamic nature of this situation, we will be updating sites and serving times as needs arise.

    The Food Bank of Northern Nevada's Kids Cafe program offers breakfast and lunch to children 18 and under.

    Meals will be provided twice a week at each site-- either Monday AND Thursday ... or Tuesday AND Friday -- unless otherwise noted below. Families will be given multi-days' worth of meals at one time, and meals include one breakfast and one lunch per day.

    Meals are served in a "grab 'n go" style, either in a drive-through or walk-up method.

    The schedule is below:




    On Mondays and Thursdays, from 11am to 12 noon, the following sites will serve as meal distribution centers:

    Lois Allen Elementary School  5155 McGuffey Road, Sun Valley

    Alice Smith Elementary  1070 Beckwourth Dr., Reno

    Libby Booth Elementary  1450 Stewart St., Reno

    Greenbrae Elementary  1840 4th St., Sparks

    Evelyn Mount Community Center   1301 Valley Road, Reno


    On Mondays and Thursdays, from 11am to 12:30pm, the following site will serve multi-day meals:

    Cold Springs Middle School  18235 Cody Ct. Reno


    On Tuesdays and Fridays, from 11am to 12:30pm, the following site will serve multi-day meals:

    Nancy Gomes Elementary  3870 Limkin St. Reno


    On Mondays and Thursdays, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm, the following schools will serve as meal distribution sites:

    Rita Cannan Elementary  2450 Cannan St., Reno

    Duncan STEM Academy 1200 Montello St., Reno

    Echo Loder Elementary   600 Apple St., Reno

    Sun Valley Elementary  5490 Leon Drive, Sun Valley

    Stead Elementary   10580 Stead Blvd., Reno


    Each weekday, from 11am to 12:30pm, “grab and go” meals are available at:

    Incline Elementary School   915 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village


    On Tuesdays and Fridays, 11am to 12noon, the following schools will serve as meal distribution sites:

    Dodson Elementary School 4355 Houston, Reno

    Lincoln Park Elementary School  201 Lincoln Way, Sparks

    Desert Heights Elementary School 13948 Mt. Bismark St., Reno

    Smithridge Elementary School  4801 Neil Rd., Reno

    Robert Mitchell Elementary School  1216 Prater Way, Sparks


    On Tuesdays and Fridays, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm, the following schools will serve as meal distribution sites:

    Maxwell Elementary School 2300 Rock Blvd, Sparks

    Anderson Elementary School 1055 Berrum Ln., Reno

    Donner Springs Elementary School  5125 Escuela Way, Reno

    Elmcrest Elementary School 855 McDonald Dr., Reno

    Kate Smith Elementary School 1925 F St., Sparks


    On Wednesdays only, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon:

    Neil Road Community Center 3925 Neil Road, Reno

    Virginia Palmer Elementary  5890 Klondike Dr., Sun Valley


    On Wednesdays only, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.:

    Bernice Mathews Elementary 2750 Elementary Drive, Reno

    Agnes Risley Elementary  1900 Sullivan Lane, Sparks

Contact Us

  • Phone: (775) 674-4444
    Fax: (775) 674-4451
    Email: bennett@washoeschools.net
    Postal Address:
    Esther Bennett Elementary
    5900 Sidehill Street
    Sun Valley, NV 89433
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