Award Year: 2016

Van Vleck Elementary School

142 South 4th Street
Van Vleck, TX, 77482-6468

(979) 323-5040

Sarah L. Roper, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Van Vleck ISD

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Through a solidified partnership with the community, we innovatively challenge each student to achieve maximum potential and success in a positive safe, and stimulating environment.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 13%
  • White: 50%
  • Hispanic: 30%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • ELL: 3%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Van Vleck Elementary students are engaged and focused when working hands-on!

Van Vleck Elementary students are engaged and focused when working hands-on!

Van Vleck Elementary is the only elementary school in Van Vleck Independent School District, a small town district with big values located in the heart of Van Vleck, Texas. The district is rich in tradition, and everyone strives to maintain excellence and pride. As a Title 1 school, Van Vleck Elementary currently serves 320 students in pre-kindergarten through third grade. Teachers maximize instruction and set high expectations for everyone. The mission of the district is to provide for the total development, enhance student learning skills, and nurture a positive self-esteem for ALL students. The staff uses the I.M.P.A.C.T. theme to instill in their students an internal motivation and desire to successfully grow individually as well as to contribute positively to the world around them. Van Vleck Elementary has attained the highest level of achievement of "Met Standard" in the last three years with distinction designations in: Academic Achievement in Reading/English Language Arts, Top 25 Percent: Closing Performance Gaps, and Post-secondary Readiness, in the last two years. Van Vleck Elementary received an "Exemplary" rating for twelve years prior. Van Vleck Elementary is recognized in Texas as a Blue Ribbon school. Another recent accolade for the school includes being selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Educational Productivity (IPE) as one of 713 public schools in Texas to receive the title of 2015 Honor Roll School. Van Vleck Elementary continues the tradition of representing the district, county, state, and nation with commitment and excellent performance by the students and staff.