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Ralph W. Emerson Elementary School - HISD
Transcript of Ralph W. Emerson Elementary School - HISD
School Profile Nour A. Bozo
Dr. Torres Mission Statement:
Mastery for all students in
each subject area and development
of strong character in a safe and positive learning environment. * Emerson Elementary School was named after "the
American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement" Ralph W. Emerson when the
school was established on October 2, 1963 (Schoolwires, 2012,
p. 1; American Transcendentalism Web, 2012, p. 1).
*Primarily, the school's vision is to empower students to
gain knowledge and rejuvenated creativity just as
Emerson believed: book knowledge and life's experiences, especially in nature (Schoolwires, 2012, p. 1). Faculty and Staff
2009/2010: Number: 46
African American 26%
American Indian 0%
Asian/Pac. Islander 4%
Two or More 4% Faculty and Staff
Cont'd.: Advanced Degrees:
Average Experience: 13 years
5 or less: 9%
6 to 10: 41%
11 or more: 50% Faculty Information: Motto:
"Whatever it takes.
Special Programs: Student Demographics: Dual language
Gifted and Talented
Title I Enrollment: 880
African American: 16%
American Indian: 0%
Asian/Pac. Islander: 4%
Two or More: 2% Student Learning Data - A STAAR Analysis: STAAR
Analysis Cont'd.: Campus Goals: *Have math and reading interventionist blocks to work with specific students during ancillary
*Improve differentiation training with upgraded PD and provide additional classroom resources
*Conduct math, reading and science family events at the school
*Add a resource room for the special education department
*Hire new teachers to reduce class sizes (Rodriguez, 2012, pp. 2-3) References:
Emerson Elementary. (2012). Retrieved from: http://hisd.schoolwires.net/Page/41002, p. 1.
HISD.(2010). R.W.E.E.S.: Latest school profile. Retrieved from:http://dept.houstonisd.org/profiles/Emerson_ES.pdf, p. 1.
Inspirational Quotes. (2012). Ralph W. Emerson. Infinity Web Development, LLC. http://www.inspirational-quotes.info/motivational-quotes.html, p. 1.
Rodriguez, A. (2012). Emerson elementary: Continuous
school improvement planning goals, pp. 1-3. Exemplary Differentiated Learning: Emerson Elementary has a strong school community relationship that helps reinforce
the school's vision, mission
and standards. (Rodriguez, 2012, p.2) (Rodriguez, 2012, p. 2) "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." - Emerson "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well." - Emerson
(Inspirational Quotes, 2012, p. 1)