GENERAL INFORMATION

WILLIAM B. TRAVIS ELEMENTARY

3311 Beauchamp 1999-2000 Enrollment: 651
Houston, Texas   77009-6699 Grades K-5
Tel: 713-802-4790 Mrs. Helen Clingan,Principal
Fax: 713-802-4795 Magnet Coordinator: Terry McKellar
Email: info@traviselementary.org Coordinator Telephone: 713-802-4793
LOCATION:
Travis is conveniently located in the Woodland Heights district of the historic Heights area, just five minutes from downtown Houston.  Click here for a map. The restoration of homes and revitalization of business make this an exciting and eclectic area.

DEMOGRAPHICS:
Travis is a uniquely diversified community composed of people with different socio-economic and educational backgrounds. The neighborhood is 71% Anglo and 29% Hispanic. The school population is 56% Hispanic, 39% Anglo, 4% African American and 1% Asian.  The student body of 638 students (K-5th) is distributed among 30 classroom teachers.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS:
Students may participate in one or more of the following special programs:
1. Gifted and Talented (Magnet/Vanguard)
2. Exception Education
3. Bilingual/ESL Education
4. CEI

SERVICES:

  • Full time Counselor
  • Full time Nurse
  • Cafeteria
  • Full time Speech Therapist
  • CEI Computer Lab
  • Bus service for Magnet students

REGISTRATION:
It is necessary to have the following items in order to register for school:
1. Proof of residence - (light bill)
2. Certified Copy of birth certificate or card
3. Report card or transcript from last school
4. Withdrawal sheet from previous school establishing clear record if enrolled during school year
5. Guardianship papers if the student is residing with someone other than the parent

VANGUARD REGISTRATION:
All of the above plus testing for acceptance.

Holiday Schedule Lunch Menu

 

First day of school August 16, 1999
Last day of school May 31, 2000
School Hours Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Bell Schedule 7:32 a.m.students to go lockers.   Locker areas off limits to parents and students before the first bell.

7:45 a.m. (tardy bell)

3:15 p.m. dismissal.  Students must be picked up by 3:15 p.m. unless they are enrolled in the after school program.

Early dismissal at 12:45 p.m. every Friday.

Breakfast 7:15 - 7:40 a.m. cost $.85 (child)
Lunch 10:40 - 12:20 (scheduled by class)
cost: $1.25 (child)
Attendance Taken every day at 9:30 a.m.. Students not present at 9:30 a.m. are counted absent.  Refer to the handbook for additional guidelines.
School Colors Purple and White
Mascot Tiger
Motto We Build Tomorrows One Child At A Time

 

 

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