Jowell Elementary School (3-5)

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

747 students as of September 17, 2018

History

The school is named for Wanda McCain Jowell, who was a long time area resident, a Cy-Fair High School graduate, and a Cypress-Fairbanks ISD School Board Member for twenty-one years. Mrs. Jowell was a professional educator who was dedicated to providing all children with the best education possible, thus providing them with the opportunity to become successful, contributing adults.

PTO

The Jowell 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 Vicky Mays.

VP of Special Events - Elisa Mann
PTO Treasurer - Grace Vega

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 Terri Burns.

Jowell Elementary School (3-5)

Jowel Elementary Building

6355 Greenhouse Rd. Katy TX 77449

281-463-5966

8:35 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Kimberley Criswell

1986

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