last updated: 01/07/2014

7120 Eldridge Parkway, Houston, Texas, 77041
(713) 896-5015 ~ FAX: (713) 896-5020
Principal:  Darynda Klein
School Hours:  8:10 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.

School Opened: 1991

Administrative Team

Principal

Darynda Klein

Assistant Principal

Lissa Archuletta

Assistant Principal

Terry Bell

Counselor

Mary Elijah

Librarian

Kristie Munger

Nurse

April Hernandez

Testing Coordinator Julia Powers

Instructional Specialist

Wendy Chumley

Instructional Specialist Jeanne Chandler

Instructional Specialist

Cynthia Castillo

 

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Back Row (L-R)
 Jessica Quinn, Diagnostician
 Mary Elijah, Counselor
 Wendy Chumley, Math/Science Instructional Specialist
Cynthia Jeter, 2nd-5th Language Arts Instructional Specialist
Darynda Klein, Principal
Lissa Archuletta, Assistant Principal
Kristie Munger, Librarian
Jennifer Burnett, Principal's Secretary
Jeanne Chandler, PreK-1st Language Arts Instructional Specialist
 
Front Row (L-R)
Julia Powers, Testing Coordinator
Jennifer Sakolosky, Administrative Secretary
Terry Bell, Assistant Principal
April Hernandez, School Nurse

 

 

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.

 

Demographics

(as indicated in the 2012-13 AEIS Report)

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISPANIC WHITE NATIVE AMERICAN ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER TWO OR MORE RACES ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
7.9% 80.7% 6.8% 1.3% 2.0% 0.0% 1.2% 85.4%

 

Enrollment

940 students as of 9/16/13

How We Got Our Name

Hairgrove Elementary was named after Jewel Roper Hairgrove, who began her public education career in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in 1966. She served as a counselor, dean of students, grade-level principal, and director of guidance and counseling. Notable awards include Texas Outstanding Counselor and Texas Outstanding Supervisor in the Texas Association of Counseling and Development. The staff and students of Hairgrove Elementary loved her. Mrs. Hairgrove passed away on April 24, 2003.

 

PTO

 

The Hairgrove 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, please contact 713-896-5015.

President

Patti Ressler

Vice-President

April Dubaniewicz

Vice-President

Teresa Whisman

Treasurer

Kim Brown

Secretary

Sharon May

 

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.  For more information, please contact 713-896-5015.


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