Kirk Elementary School

Last updated: February 25, 2019

Campus Goals

Every child at Kirk is a masterpiece in the making. The Kirk staff is committed to creating a stimulating learning environment to prepare our students to be the champions of the twenty-first century. We want to do the right things consistently, accelerate our students' learning and create an atmosphere much like a loving home.

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

898 students as of September 17, 2018

History

Our school has the privilege to be named for a wonderful teacher and very special lady. Ms. Kirk taught for 37 years, 28 of those for Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D. She taught home economics at Cy-Fair High School and life science at Dean Middle School and Cook Middle School before she retired in May, 1994. Ms. Kirk and her husband, James, have two sons, Evan and James. Both children went through Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D. schools and graduated from that district.

PTO

The Kirk 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.

PTO President - Amy Wisniewski - [email protected]

President Elect - Jana Jones - [email protected]

Treasurer - Carlos Rivera - [email protected]

VIPS Coordinator - Lary Bany - [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 offer opportunities for all students . . . making a difference together. Mentors are especially needed! For more information, please contact Linda Reynolds.

Kirk Elementary School

Kirk School Building

12421 Tanner Rd. Houston TX 77041

713-849-8250

8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Jennifer Bell

2000

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