2013 - 2014 School Year
Mrs. Le Ann Alaniz-Herrera

Principal's Message

Jose de Escandon Elementary creates a nurturing environment that encourages every student to reach their highest potential. We continuously improve our teaching methodologies to meet community, state, and national standards so that all learners experience success in and beyond school.

Escandon Elementary has been the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions including:

National Blue Ribbon School 2001

The National Blue Ribbon School designation is awarded by the US Department of Education and is recognized as a mark of excellence.

State Designated Exemplary Campus 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010

State Designated Recognized Campus 2006, 2008, 2011

A Texas PK Center of Excellence 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

The PreK Center of Excellence designation is considered a gold standard in high quality and focuses on successful classroom efforts that prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

At Jose de Escandon Elementary, we work together to provide a positive and safe learning environment for all students. Through high expectations and continued student support, we ensure our students have the foundation to be college and career ready.

It is a pleasure serving the students, parents, and community of Jose de Escandon Elementary. Together, WE BUILD FUTURES!

Le-Ann Alaniz-Herrera, Principal  


STAAR Motivation 2014