Welcome to Houston Elementary

Houston Elementary has been a longstanding educational hub for residents in south Denton. The school recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and shows no signs of slowing down in its production of successful students and involved residents.

With a commitment to develop life-long learners and a track record of producing them, Houston students continue to receive top-notch academic instruction from caring teachers and staff and countless opportunities to grow socially and emotionally through engagement with families and local community partners. The school's motto is "Students Here Succeed" and that continues to be the case today.

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District Announcements & Info

  • Intra-District Transfer Application Available: If your middle or high school student wishes to attend a campus that he or she is not zoned for, it is necessary to fill out the intra-district transfer form. The PDF file to apply for an intra-district transfer for the 2016-17 school year is located here. More information regarding transfers can be found on the Student Support Services website.

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  • Single Sign-On Portal: Need a better way to manage all your acount passwords? A Single Sign-On Portal is now available for Denton ISD students and staff members. This portal will allow students and staff to save their sign-in information for a variety of services and websites so they can use it to automatically sign into those services and websites in the future.

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  • Inclement Weather Policy: Denton ISD attempts to make inclement weather announcements no later than 6:30 a.m. when possible. Closing announcements are made on the district website and social media channels. For more information on the district's weather policy, click here.
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  • Information for New Families: Are you new to the district? Find out what school your child will attend with our School Finder tool before registering students new to Denton ISD with InfoSnap. Denton ISD is a fast-growth school district, and we're happy you chose to live within our boundaries!
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  • Secondary Grading Changes: Grading changes at secondary campuses were made at the start of the 2014-15 school year with a focus on meeting educational standards. Click here for more information about the secondary grading changes, including support materials and the district's framework.
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  • Reading Education: Do you have a child learning to read? ReadyRosie is an online resource to provide daily activities for adults to do with children as old as 4. The activities are simple and only take about two minutes a day.
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  • Tax Rate Update: Denton Independent School District adopted a tax rate for the 2016-17 school year that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 8.063% and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $77.59. 

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