Tipps Elementary School

Last updated: October 22, 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.


944 students as of September 15, 2018


Jane Maloy Tipps was a counselor at Post Elementary and Yeager Elementary for nine years and principal at Matzke for 11 years before opening Ault Elementary in 1993. She retired in June 2002 after serving as principal of Ault for nine years. Tipps has 40 years of experience in education and dedicated 29 of those years to Cypress-Fairbanks.


The PTO is reorganizing and in need of volunteers. 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.

President - Mrs. Melina Zapon - 281-345-3350 - [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 Pattie Lane at 281-345-3350 .

Tipps Elementary School

Tipps Elementary school building

5611 Queenston Blvd. Houston TX 77084


8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kari Hough


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