Award Year: 2018
Nurture the intellectual and emotional growth of students and inspire them to become self-motivated life long learners through a commitment of excellence.
- White: 1%
- Hispanic: 99%
- ELL: 67%
- Economically Disadvantaged: 93%
Magee Elementary's strong tradition of excellence of working together ensures the success of all students. It has resulted in commitment from all stakeholders for academic excellence. Everyone works collaboratively to serve all students. The learning extends beyond the classroom, which has resulted in Magee Elementary being recognized for its quality in education and is evidenced by the school's many accomplishments. Included in these recognitions are state academic achievements in Reading, Math, Science, Student Progress, Closing the Performance Gaps, and Post-secondary Readiness. In addition, Magee Elementary is a Title 1 Rewards and High Performing School, as well as a Texas Honor Roll Campus.
The campus has a student population with approximately 92% economically disadvantaged and 76% at-risk. In spite of these challenges, the staff provides an effective and engaging education for every student to ensure they are being challenged and successful. Teachers participate in relevant staff development so that they can implement new and innovative strategies in the classroom. As students enter the beautiful hallways, they are immdiately drawn to the many college banners that tell them that they too can attend college and be successful. Magee's highly qualified teachers implement best-practice strategies across the curriculum in their classrooms and ensure a college ready culture on campus.
The principal has always believed in the motto, "We are in this together." This belief has continuously transferred to student and school academic achievement and success. Magee Elementary continues to shine!