INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Maxine & Lutrell Watts Elementary - Campus Facts 2017-2018
- We believe all students have the capacity to learn & be successful.
- We believe a safe secure environment is paramount to learning.
- We believe living our core values of leadership, character, commitment, service & learning, result in the ability to set & achieve life-long goals.
- We believe quality instruction addresses the individual needs of students.
- We believe engaging, interactive, & authentic teaching, creates empowered, active learners prepared for our changing world.
- We believe embracing technology as a relevant tool enhances learning in & beyond the classroom.
- We believe in a Professional Learning Community (PLC) culture that allows time to collaborate & share best practices in order to improve continually.
- We believe good communication is critical to success.
- We believe lifelong learning enriches staff through professional development.
- We believe measures of our success go beyond standardized testing.
- We believe public education is defined by the local community, with limited state involvement.
SCUC ISD Mission Statement:
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD provides a safe, secure and challenging learning environment, through the responsible use of all resources, to afford opportunities for all students to realize their individual potential and to become responsible and productive members of society.
Vision : Prepare EVERY student to be a productive citizen.
Values : Leadership, Character, Commitment, Service &
- P1: High Achievement for All Students
- P2: High-Performing and Engaged Workforce
- P3: Effective and Efficient District and Campus Operations
Watts Elementary Mission Statement:
Watts Elementary will empower, inspire, and guide learners to new discoveries by creating a fun, engaging, and safe learning environment.
Year established: 1999
New Wing construction: 2007
GRADE SPAN PK-4th
Student Enrollment 608
Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
African American 9%
Campus Professionals 3
Non-Campus Professionals 1
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO: 22:1
SCHOOL COLORS: Red, White, & Blue
COMMUNITY AND PARENT INVOLVEMENT
- PTC— Parent Teacher Club
- Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
- Communities in Schools
- Annual Color Run & Fall Festival
SERVICE AND CHARACTER INITIATIVES
- Seven Habits of Happy Kids
- Student Council
2017 STATE ACCOUNTABILITY RATINGS
- Met Standard
SCHOOL HOURS 8:10 AM—3:20 PM
Doors Open: 7:30 AM Tardy Bell: 8:10 AM
Dismissal: 3:20 PM Attendance Time: 9:35 AM
Points of pride
- Communities in Schools works to address the academic, social, physical, and emotional needs of students through community partnerships.
- We Serve Too is a club for students of military families that meets twice a month to support and celebrate the needs of military children.
- Our CrossFit Kids program is the first fully recognized of its kind in the South Texas area and meets on a weekly basis to promote health and wellness.
- Watts started the first two elementary Lego Robotics teams in SCUC ISD and made it to the state competition level in their very first year of competition.
- Watts Student Council sponsors many events on campus and supports the community through service projects each year.
- 4th grade Choir and Orff Ensemble perform at various events throughout the area.
- Watts Meet in the Middle group bridges the gap between students with special needs and their peers through special events, activities, and partnerships on campus and around the district.
- Safety Patrol offers a chance for students to be representatives of safety and security on campus.
- Kids Helping Kids is a mentoring program for 4th grade students to serve as positive role models for younger students.
- Battle of the Books is teams of students in grades 3 and 4 who compete in a tournament to demonstrate their abilities and test their knowledge on a given set of books they have read.
- The Elementary Student 2 Student group (eS2S) welcomes incoming students to Watts Elementary to ease transitions and to create a positive environment.
- Special Grant Award Winners:
- Special Ed for a sensory garden
- 1st Grade for iPads and printer
100 Deer Meadow Blvd., Cibolo TX 78108
Phone: (210) 619-4400
Principal: Deanna D. Jackson