Ruthe Deskin Elementary School

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4550 N. Pioneer Way

Las Vegas, NV 89129-5910

(702) 799-4600

(702)799-4609 fax

Principal: Ron Schroeder

Performance Zone: 1



Office Hours -7:30 to 4:00

School Hours - 9:00 to 3:21

Breakfast Time - 9:00

PreK-5th grade - 9:00-3:21

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Our Mission Statement: The Ruthe Deskin Community is dedicated to facilitating a safe, respectful, positive environment that promotes academic excellence, social success, and encourages students to become responsible citizens and life-long learners.


Who was Ruthe Deskin?

Ruthe Deskin was an award-winning chronicler of life in Las Vegas and assistant to the publisher of the Las Vegas Sun for 50 years. In her column that ran for a half-century, Mrs. Deskin championed the arts, care for abused and neglected children, treatment of drug addicts, hospice for seniors and homes for abandoned animals. "Ruthe Deskin represented not only the conscience of the Las Vegas Sun, but for 50 years, the conscience of Las Vegas,"said Sun Editor and President Brian Greenspun. "No one will ever replace Ruthe in the Sun Newsroom," said Governor Kenny Guinn. "She touched countless lives during her journalism career." Read More...