Bernice Mathews

Bernice Mathews School is in teh background with paradise pond in the foreground

Opening Date: 1996
Architect: Sheehan Van Woert Architects
Contractor: Q & D Construction
Construction Cost: $7,021,098
Square Footage: 57,655
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1997, AL 5997
First Principal: Barbara McLaury
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with interior circulation corridors, library, multipurpose room/cafeteria and classrooms for grades K-6.


  • Bernice Mathews Elementary School - This school was named for Bernice Martin Mathews, a long-time Truckee Meadows resident. Ms. Mathews earned both her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing and her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration in Higher Education from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has received several honors throughout her lifetime. In 1982 Ms. Mathews was named Outstanding […]