Hancock Vision: Success for All
Hancock Mission: Through teamwork, we are committed to fostering:
- To maintain a school environment that promotes individual and team independence, to internalize campus goals for the betterment of student achievement, and to continue proactivity toward change.
- Ensure that students understand the importance of attending school regularly to increase the Average Daily Attendance (ADA) to 97% and beyond.
- Ensure that students’ competence meets or exceeds grade-level standards in Science.
- Ensure that students’ competence meets or exceeds grade-level standards in Math.
- Ensure that students’ competence meets or exceeds grade-level standards in Reading/Language Arts/Writing.
- Ensure that students’ competence meets or exceeds grade-level standards in Social Studies.
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.
830 students as of September 17, 2018.
Hancock was named in honor of T.S. Hancock, who served as a teacher, coach, and administrator in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD for 19 years. He was superintendent of schools from 1955 until 1967. It was during this time that the District emerged as a nationally recognized school system know for its efforts in development of "open concept" and other innovative educational practices.
The Hancock 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 supplemental instructional materials, landscaping, books, and playground equipment. For more information, please contact Terri Pittman, President.
Monica Medina, President ~ 713-992-5355
Elizabeth Vasquez, Treasurer ~ 281-653-2285
Mary Beaver, Secretary ~ 832-341-1150
Rhoda Mori, Vice President ~ 281-630-8552
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. Our volunteers serve in many different capacities such as tutors, library assistants, classroom or workroom assistants, and with fund-raising. For more information, please contact Dianna Todd.