Kate Smith

Front of Kate Smith School.

Opening Date: 1963
Architect: DeLongchamps & O’Brien
Contractor: Hardesty and Son
Construction Cost: $204,115
Square Footage: 12,892
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1963, AL 5963
First Principal: Katherine Dunn
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with exterior circulation and a modular multiclassroom addition.


  • Kate M. Smith History - School: Kate M. Smith Elementary School School Name History: This school is named in honor of Kate Smith, a high school teacher at Robert Mitchell School from 1907 to 1915. She moved to Sparks High School when it opened teaching English, Latin, literature and history. She also started the school debating society. In 1915 she […]