Danish Elementary School

Last updated: October 14, 2018

Curriculum - Elementary

CFISD elementary schools are comprised of students in grades K-5. Students who qualify for the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities or for Pre-kindergarten are bused to sites that provide these programs.

  • Core subjects at the elementary level include reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, technology applications, health, physical education, art, music, and theatre arts.
  • Every campus faculty includes the following members: counselor(s), nurse, diagnostician, speech and language clinician, dyslexia specialists, reading specialist(s), and content-area liaisons, as well as specially trained/certified teachers in the following areas: art, music, physical education, technology applications, English as a Second Language, and gifted education.
  • The District's HORIZONS program is for academically-gifted students. In kindergarten, gifted instruction is provided in language arts and mathematics. In grades 1-5, the program addresses the four foundation areas: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
  • CFISD's Bilingual and ESL programs provide additional support in English language development for students who have a home language other than English and who have been identified as limited-English-proficient.
  • Elementary schools in Cypress-Fairbanks also feature enrichment activities such as student clubs, tutorial sessions, cultural arts programs, academic competitions, and field trips.
  • Report cards are issued every nine weeks. Academic progress reports are sent to parents after the fourth week of each grading period.


Enrollment

955 students as of September 15, 2018.

History

Elementary #42 was named for retired principal Thomas M. Danish, who spent 22 of his 30 years in education working for CFISD prior to his retirement in June 2003. His tenure with the district started at Matzke, where he taught for one year before transferring to Frazier as a team leader and assistant principal for four years. He was later named principal at Post and then Lamkin where he served until his retirement. Danish served 17 years in CFISD as a principal. He and his wife Helen have one daughter, Teri.

PTO

The Danish Elementary PTO meets on a regular basis. The organization funds cultural arts activities and field trips, organizes volunteers, sponsors various student events, and conducts fund-raisers, which have provided technology, landscaping, books, and playground equipment. For more information, please contact [email protected]

 

VIPS

Partnerships with the community are vital in order to strengthen instructional outcomes for all students. We would like you to develop a collaborative relationship with us that will foster long-term student achievement ... one that offers opportunities for all students ... making a difference together. . For more information, please contact Kelly [email protected] 281-955-4981.

Danish Elementary School

Danish School building

11850 Fallbrook Drive Houston TX 77065

281-955-4981

8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Kelly Dalton

2005

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