Impacts & Successes

> In 2012, our school celebrated its 100th year anniversary, making us the oldest Catholic elementary school in Houston.

> In 2013, our first Gala Luncheon raised over $100,000 in order to support the new Early Childhood Center and Pre-K3 program.

> In 2013, La Casita was refurbished and renovated into the new La Escuelita Early Childhood Center.

> In 2013, Our Lady of Guadalupe School launched its Pre-K3 program.

> In 2013, 92% of the graduating students attended Catholic High Schools including St. Agnes Academy, Cristo Rey Jesuit, St. Thomas High School, St. Pius X, and Incarnate Word Academy.

> In 2014, 90% of the graduating students attended Catholic High Schools including Duchesne Academy, Cristo Rey Jesuit, St. Pius X, and Incarnate Word Academy.

> In 2014, the Standards-based Grading System was implemented for 1st-4th grades leading to better instruction, assessment and communication of a student’s progress. Standards-based grading is a way in which to more accurately assess and communicate student’s learning progress.

> In 2015, 100% of the graduating students attended Catholic High Schools including Duchesne Academy, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, St. Thomas High school, Cristo Rey Jesuit, St. Pius X, and Incarnate Word Academy.

> In 2015, a full-time literacy specialist was hired. The cetified literacy specialist provides students with an extra-level of literacy support, including intervention work for students with extra needs. Also, the literacy specialist will help teachers develop their literacy instruction to ensure teachers are providing the the most up-to-date and research based methods of literacy instruction.