O’Brien S.T.E.M. Academy

Opening Date: 1976 (January)
Architect: Raymond Hellman, AIA
Contractor: Johnson and Mape Construction Company
Construction Cost: $3,665,500
Square Footage: 104,963
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1975, AL 5975
First Principal: Doug Byington
Physical Building Description:
Two-story, precast concrete panel walls with interior circulation corridors, a gymnasium, a library, multipurpose room/cafeteria and lab rooms in addition to general classrooms.


  • O’BRIEN S.T.E.M. ACADEMY - This school was named in honor of William A. O’Brien, III, MD, a prominent anesthesiologist in Reno, who served as a school trustee for twenty years from 1960 to 1980. He served two terms as president and two terms as vice president.   Washoe County School District Board of Trustees: Lloyd Diedrichren Nancy Gomes Ernest […]