Stead Elementary School History

School: Stead Elementary
School Name History:
This school was named for the area which had been named for LT. Crosten Stead, a native of Reno, who lost his life when his P-51 Mustang crashed at the air base in the valley north of Reno.
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
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: 1958
Architect: Vhay & Grow
Contractor: Harrington Construction
Construction Cost: $439,558
Square Footage: 34,565
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1958, AL 5958
First Principal: Ted A. Furchner
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single