Award Year: 2014

John W. Bonner Elementary School

765 Crestdale Lane
Las Vegas, NV, 89144-1367

(702) 799-6050

Mr. Paul J Catania, Principal at time of Nomination

Clark County School District

School Website

Mission

The mission of Bonner Elementary School is to provide a nurturing, constructive environment for all students to learn and be successful.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 7%
  • White: 54%
  • Hispanic: 15%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Two or more races: 11%
  • ELL: 8%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Application
Bonner Elementary School cheerleaders participating in the annual motivational pep rally for CRT/SBAC testing.

Bonner Elementary School cheerleaders participating in the annual motivational pep rally for CRT/SBAC testing.

John W. Bonner Elementary School is part of the fifth largest urban school district in the country, the Clark County School District located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Designated as a 5 Star School by the Department of Education, Bonner is recognized as one of the highest performing schools throughout the State of Nevada. What distinguishes Bonner Elementary School is an expectation and confidence that every child will succeed at high levels. Focused leadership, collaborative practices, shared decision making, and guided autonomy in planning support each student’s academic and behavioral growth.

The mission of Bonner Elementary School is to provide a nurturing, constructive environment for all students to learn and be successful. Students are taught to 'Be Kind and Work Hard’ which personifies the belief that hard work and kindness will bring each student daily success.

To meet the needs of all learners, Bonner Elementary School strives to provide academic opportunities that foster students’ individual learning strengths and abilities. Teachers utilize a variety of classroom-based formative and summative assessments to ensure students are mastering standards. Higher level questioning, hands on student learning activities, and development of critical thinking are embedded in daily instruction within each classroom.

Bonner Elementary School is synonymous with the word "community". Parents are exceptional partners in the education of their students. While striving to provide meaningful and exciting family and community engagement opportunities, such as the Bonner Run for Education, the resources resulting from such an event directly and positively impact student learning.