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Huffaker Elementary School

15 reviews
980 Wheatland Road
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 689-2510

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Huffaker Elementary School
Based on data from the 2019 school year

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This school has been a blessing. The staff all want is best for each child, and they work with the child rather than the class. If a child is struggling, the teachers find a different way of teaching that child how to do the work.
Posted by a parent on 9/17/2017
This is my son's second year at Huffaker and I've been very happy so far. He has wonderful teachers, good friends and a strong sense of community. Administration & staff are involved and helpful. I really enjoy the neighborhoods around the school where many of his friends live. The student body is more diverse than some of the other top elementary schools in Reno. The administration is making significant efforts to reach out to the more disenfranchised students while still supporting families who are well off. The issues I've had are related more to Washoe Schools in general and not this particular school. It sounds like more teachers in the district are getting on board with 21st Century Education, and I hope that continues to improve. I think communication with families would improve significantly if all schools had their own websites for announcements, events, showcasing student work & classroom activities, PTA, etc. Unfortunately, some teachers aren't on board and the district isn't funding this kind of thing. Still, it doesn't seem like it would be that expensive and it would be an amazing tool for teachers, admin and students. The district website is impersonal and the local school websites I have seen are not kept up-to-date and therefor don't reflect what is happening in the schools. I hope the more tech savvy teachers spread their knowledge and help others move forward. When I research schools in other states, I almost always find decent school websites. C'mon Washoe Schools...the 21st century is NOW!
Posted by a parent on 3/25/2016
I have continuously struggled with getting return phone calls from the office staff as well as the teacher.email's are not answered and the office staff are rude. I don't think it should take more than 3 phone calls to an office to get simple questions answered. The portal is convenient, but that is offered at other schools as well.
Posted by a parent on 2/17/2016
We just moved to Reno and started our daughter in Huffaker this year. We love the experience so far. She has a great teacher who is focused on educating each child. We also appreciate the friendly and helpful staff.
Posted by a parent on 12/7/2015
Huffaker is without a doubt one of the best elementary schools in WCSD. Both of my daughters, now in 5th grade, have been enrolled since KG. With very few exceptions, the teachers are excellent while the Principal is experienced and professional. Superior parent involvement. It doesn't get much better than Huffaker for an elementary school experience for children!
Posted by a parent on 3/1/2015

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Reno schools - Huffaker Elementary School is located at 980 Wheatland Road, Reno NV 89511. Huffaker Elementary School is in the Washoe County School District. Huffaker Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-6.

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