Van Gorder Elementary


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     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 to 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.

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    Thank you so much and I hope you ALL have a wonderful summer!   


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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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