Smithridge Elementary School History

School Name History:
This school was named for the surrounding subdivision.

Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Brent G. Abbott Vern Cartwright
Elizabeth Cassard Lloyd Diedrichsen
Lawrence Mellott William A. O’Brien, III
Edward L. Pine Edward C. Reed, Jr.
Frank C. Stokes
Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Procter Hug, Sr.
Opening Date: 1965
Architect: Snelden Nespor & Associates
Contractor: Brunzell Construction
Construction Cost: $261,520
Square Footage: 48,886
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1972, AL 5972
First Principal: Josephine T. Frugoli
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with multiple classroom buildings and exterior circulation.