Gleason Elementary School

Last updated: October 14, 2018

Campus Goals

To maximize student achievement for every child each day.

Vision

All students will learn well and will be successful academically and socially.

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

927 students as of September 17, 2018.

History

Gleason Elementary was named for Margaret Moore Gleason who had a total of forty years in education. Thirty-three of those years in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD were spent at Post and Bane as a teacher, and at Holbrook, Lamkin, Yeager, and Copeland as a principal. Before her retirement in 1998, she served as a principal in this district for 26 years. She and her husband, Tommy, were parents to daughters Julie and Terry and son, Randy. Both Julie and Terry are by products of Cy-Fair schools.

Mrs. Gleason enjoyed a long, successful career in elementary school education and was loved by students, teachers, and parents. She passed away on August 2, 2007 .

PTO

The Gleason 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 about PTO, please email [email protected].

President - Angela Pokladnik

Vice President Membership/Fundraising - Brice Espinosa

Vice President Fall Fundraising - Lara Cheves

Vice President Secondary Fundraising - Mandy Manuel

Vice President Special Events - Kat Villegas

Secretary - Jennifer Nobles

Treasurer - Karen Primm

Historian - Clare Van Dyk

Bilingual Liaison - Zurisadai Echeverria

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 Angela Pokladnik.

Gleason Elementary School

Gleason Elementary School Building

9203 Willowbridge Park Blvd. Houston TX 77064

281-517-6800

8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Christine Melancon

2000

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