Fred W. Traner Middle School History

This school was named in honor of Dr. Fred Traner (1886-1963), an outstanding educator, teacher, and Dean of the School of Education at the University of Nevada from 1915-1952.

Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Brent Abbott Archie W. Clayton
Ernest M. Johnson Fred S. Keiper, Jr.
William A. O’Brien, III Edward L. Pine
Edward C. Reed, Jr. Agnes Risley
Maurice J. Sullivan
Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Procter R. Hug, Sr.
Opening Date: 1961
Architect: Alegre & Harrison
Contractor: Hardesty & Son
Construction Cost: $894,794
Square Footage: 78,282
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1961, AL 5961
First Principal: Edward Kane
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with interior circulation corridors, a gymnasium, a library, multipurpose room/cafeteria and lab rooms in addition to general purpose classrooms