Peavine Elementary School History

School Name History:
This school was named for the housing development surrounding it and its proximity to Peavine Mountain.

Reno School District Board of Trustees:
Robert A. Drake Glen E. Myers
Silas E. Ross, Jr. William C. Sanford
Gordon R. Thompson
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Earl Avansino James F. Burke
Archie W. Clayton Fred S. Keiper, Jr.
Edward L. Pine Edward C. Reed, Jr.
Agnes Risley Maurice J. Sullivan
Robert Youtz
Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Earl Wooster
Opening Date: 1955
Architect: Vhay & Grow
Contractor: Frank Capriotti
Construction Cost: $14,313
Square Footage: 27,789
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1958, AL 5958
First Principal: Buddy Garfinkle
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with multiple classroom buildings and exterior circulation.