Welcome to Newton Rayzor Elementary

Newton Rayzor is an International Baccalaureate World School, meaning it operates using a highly acclaimed curriculum that encourages and influences students to approach education through a global scope, and follows the IB structure indicated through the Early Years Programme. Students at the school cover the core academic fundamentals found in elementary education, yet also broaden their experiences by learning about various cultures and countries.

The school features various activities that help students become well-rounded learners and take part in numerous experiences, helping spread the school’s mission of “changing the world by learning from each other” every day.


  • Help our D.I. students go to the Global’s Tournament!

    Come support us in our fundraisers: Garage Sale: April 25th 8-12, 201 Wellington Oaks Court, Denton 76210 (Forrestridge community wide garage sale). Mr. Chopsticks: April 27th, 1633 Scripture St, Denton, TX 76201 10% will go towards funds. Just mention NRE DI fundraiser when making payment. GoFundMe Link: http://www.gofundme.com/rxw7q8rd5 (Any amount donated would be greatly appreciated)

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  • Newton Rayzor Places 2nd in Destination Imagination Competition

    Newton Rayzor’s D.I. team, "Pink Fluffy Unicorns" placed 2nd at State in the Improv Challenge/Elementary level beating the top 20 regional teams from the state this past weekend. They will now compete at the Global’s competition which will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee in May. They also received an award for achieving the highest score in the “Instant Challenge” in their Category/Level. The D.I. team members, Kason Chesky, Ethan Jones & Siddhartha Shah, are 5th graders from Ms. Akin's class.

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  • Denton High hosting Orchestra String Fling on April 7

    Denton High School will host its annual Orchestra String Fling at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, giving attendees a glimpse at about a dozen award-winning student orchestra groups. The event showcases orchestras for Denton High and its feeder elementary and middle schools.

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  • Two Denton ISD principals honored by Discovery Education

    Discovery Education honored two Denton ISD elementary principals for their outstanding work. Adkins Elementary’s Emily McLarty and Newton Rayzor Elementary’s Dr. Happy Carrico were named to Discovery’s 2014 Great Principals list on Nov. 2, a list that included just 73 campus leaders from across the nation.

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  • Braswell High School: Construction on Denton ISD's fourth comprehensive high school is currently underway in the eastern portion of the district. Dr. Ray Braswell High School will be located on the southeast corner of Navo Road and U.S. Highway 380 and is scheduled to open in time for the 2016-17 school year.
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  • Register for Lone Star TIA: Registration for Denton ISD's annual Lone Star TIA technology conference is now available. The conference will take place July 21 and 22 at Ryan High School and is free to attend for Denton ISD staff members.
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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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