Traner Middle School

Shot of Sign on Traner Middle School

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


  • 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 […]