Website – http://eiland.kleinisd.net
Twitter – @EilandKISD
Facebook – http://fb.me/EilandKISD
Phone – (832) 484-6900
Fax – (832) 484-7854
School Hours – 8:05 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.
Rating – Met Standard
Enrollment – 550
Mascot – Dolphins
Principal – Dr. Sheldon Barr
Assistant Principal – Susan Bullock and Alba Monge
Counselor – Sonya Shepherd
Eiland Elementary is named for the Eiland family that settled in the Recreation Acres Area in 1936. The Eilands were instrumental in establishing the Recreation Acres Full Gospel Church in 1937. The family actively participated in the church and also supported the formation of the Northwest Volunteer Fire Department. Otis Eiland was appointed to the Klein Board of Trustees. Curtis Eiland was elected to the Klein Board of Trustees in 1959, serving for 12 years. The Eiland family has always supported their community and the Klein Independent School District. It is for their dedication and service that in 1992, Eiland Elementary was named for the family.
Eiland Elementary is rated as a Met Standard campus in Klein ISD.
Our counselor provides support for all of Eiland’s students. The Anti-Defamation League has designated Eiland Elementary as a No Place for Hate campus. Students participate in anti-bullying activities throughout the year to promote understanding and tolerance of others. Sonya Shepherd, the Eiland counselor, has an open door policy for parents, students, and staff providing support in a variety of areas.
Parents are encouraged to participate in their child’s education as a volunteer. Parents volunteer to work in classrooms, cut out materials, or put together activities and materials for teachers. Our volunteers assist with vision and hearing screenings, the Book Fair, Science Night and other special events. .Our PTO is growing each year, and we welcome new members to help support our students through participation in a variety of campus events.
Believing students CAN and WILL learn is more than a mission statement…it is a commitment made by the Eiland faculty and staff to each of their students. Eiland follows the Klein ISD’s curriculum for reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies, providing interventions, extensions, and differentiation to meet the needs of each student.
English Language Arts
In the elementary ELA program, the emphasis is on the development of fundamental reading and writing skills. Reading instruction includes training in phonics, structural analysis, sight word recognition, context clues, vocabulary development, comprehension, study skills, and literary appreciation. Writing instruction teaches students how to use written language appropriately. Instruction includes specific training in grammar, spelling, word usage through the Readers/Writers Workshop model.
At the elementary level, students build a foundation of basic understanding for the following: number operation and quantitative reasoning; patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking; geometry and spatial reasoning; measurement; and probability and statistics.
At the elementary level, students learn science foundational skills and how to identify components of the natural world. Students study life, earth, and physical science concepts.
In grades K-12, students build a foundation in history, geography, economics, government, citizenship, culture, science, technology and society, and social studies skills. The content, as appropriate for the grade level or course, enables students to understand the importance of patriotism, function in a free enterprise society, and appreciate the basic democratic values of our state and nation.
Our choir, The Eiland Dybnamics, has performed in Old Town Spring, and area music festivals. group and plays a variety of drums The Art Club meets weekly and is instrumental in creating scenery for our music and drama performances. Our art students participate in a variety of contests to showcase their talents, including the Reliant Dog Show, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and our annual Fine Arts Night.
Our Name That Book Club challenges young readers to explore a wide range of titles, and compete in against other schools in a district competition. Eiland Elementary is proud to have been instrumental in bringing this competition to Klein I.S.D.
Destination Imagination Teams work on a solution to a long term problem, and then present their solution at the Regional Destination Imagination Competition. This creative thinking program allows students to think outside the box through creative problem solving.