Sampson Elementary School

Last updated: October 30, 2018

Campus Goals

The mission of Sampson Elementary is to provide a caring community for all children which promotes academic excellence, fosters social and emotional growth, and promotes healthful lifestyles. Students' behavior will exemplify respect for others, accountability for actions and good citizenship. Our goal is to provide children with the educational opportunities to insure that each child becomes a contributing and responsible member of society.

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.


966 students as of September 15, 2018


Elementary school #35 has been named Nancy Marsh Sampson Elementary. Nancy began her teaching career at Matzke Elementary where she taught for two years, before becoming an assistant principal (at Matzke). She was the first principal of Adam Elementary, and later, opened Horne, then Hairgrove Elementary where she remained until her retirement at the end of the 2000 school year with 32 years of service in the District.


The Sampson 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. For more information go to

President - Linda Ramcharan - [email protected]

VP Primary Fundraising - Stephanie Ferreiras - [email protected]

VP Secondary Fundraising - Silvia Smith - [email protected]

VP Special Events - Shelley Boyle - [email protected]

VP VIPS - Trish McLemore - [email protected]

VP Membership - Wendy Capasso - [email protected]

VP Communications - Amber Gailey - [email protected]

Secretary - Claudine Tamez - [email protected]


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 Trish McLemore - [email protected] .

Sampson Elementary School

Sampson School building

16002 Coles Crossing Dr. Cypress TX 77429


8:05 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Heather Motzny


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