Owens Elementary School

Last updated: October 30, 2018

Campus Goals

Our Vision Statement:
All learners believe in their power to succeed and own their future.

Our Mission Statement:
Owens Elementary School will foster scholars who achieve at their highest level through engaging instruction, high expectations and a community of trust and respect.

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

839 students as of September 15, 2018

History

Owens Elementary was opened in the fall of 1983. Eleanor and Carl M. Owens collectively devoted 85 years of service to children in public schools of the State of Texas. Mr. Owens served as a teacher, coach, band director, principal, and superintendent in schools throughout east Texas. His first teaching position was in a logging camp. He was principal of Post Elementary in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD from 1964 until his retirement in 1976. Mrs. Owens taught in Humble, Texas, as well as the various schools Mr. Owens worked in.

PTO

The Owens 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 Andrea.

President - Andrea Hutson

Membership - Alicia Spencer

Major Fundraising - Andrea Hutson

Treasurer - Della Sudtelgte

Secretary - Julie Andrews

Volunteer Coordinator - Linda Tagen

Spirit Chair - Shaunda Gomez

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. 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 Linda Tagen.

Owens Elementary School

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7939 Jackrabbit Rd. Houston TX 77095

281-463-5915

8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Amy Frank

1983

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