Award Year: 2020

Windsor Park G/T Elementary School

4525 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX, 78412-2448

(361) 878-3770

Dr. Kimberly Emmons Bissell, Principal at time of Nomination

Magnet School

Corpus Christi Independent School District

School Website

School FaceBook

https://twitter.com/windsorparkelem

Mission

To provide a dynamic school environment that encourages the joy of life-long learning, respects and celebrates the diversity of others; developing confident, productive leaders.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 4%
  • White: 30%
  • Hispanic: 49%
  • Asian: 14%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 2%
Application
City Hall Debate

City Hall Debate

Windsor park Elementary School is a gifted and talented International Baccalaureate magnet school serving students in Corpus Christi, Texas. Students at Windsor Park are able to take part in a wholly gifted curriculum with emphases on rigor, inquiry, transdiciplinary skills, and global studies. These studies allow students choice, voice, and agency through a variety of student-created products, projects, and collaborative assignments. Students are also able to utilize technology seamlessly throughout their learning journey through a variety of blended work. It is the school's mission to "...provide a dynamic school environment that encourages the joy of life-long learning, respects and celebrates the diversity of others, and develops confident, productive leaders for society."

At Windsor Park, it is important that students be provided choice and creativity outside of classroom doors as well as in. Each Friday afternoon students choose and participate in classes provided by teachers and volunteers ranging from school of rock to folk art around the world and much more. During "Safari Day" each week, students participate in music, art, computer science, Spanish, global problem solving, and hands-on science experiments. Students also travel throughout the community and state for such opportunities as learning about ecosystems, walking in the footsteps of history, attending performance, and participating in debates at City Hall.

The success of the school is a true team effort. Joined by parents, experienced educators, and community partners, Windsor Park students excel on the local, state, and national stage. Currently, the campus is ranked #1 in Texas at childrenatrisk.com.