General Information

AWARDS AND HONORS

The staff is very proud of the attention Metcalf receives in area newspapers where information is shared about the exciting things that are happening at Metcalf.

MISSION STATEMENT

  • One school, one purpose; to provide academic success for every student.
  • Understanding at Metcalf Elementary we do whatever it takes to help our students succeed!

CAMPUS GOALS

Students' academic performance and achievement level will reflect excellence in learning and attainment of both high expectations and high standards. Students' behavior will exemplify the skills, attitudes, and/or practices characteristic of productive, community-minded adults; citizenship, self-esteem, respect for others, accountability for actions, and healthful lifestyles.

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.

ENROLLMENT

964 students as of September 15, 2017

DEMOGRAPHICS

(as indicated in the 2018 - 19 AEIS Report)

AFRICAN AMERICAN - 17.3%
HISPANIC - 62.3%
WHITE - 9.3%
NATIVE AMERICAN - 2.2%
ASIAN - 8.2%
PACIFIC ISLANDER - 0.0%
TWO OR MORE RACES - 0.6%
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED - 74.5%

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