back to school

It's time to get BACK to SCHOOL! GISD's Back to School page has all the information you need to make this the best year yet!


Armstrong Elementary is named after Colonel John W. Armstrong, a GISD and West Point graduate who was lost in Vietnam.

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Our mission

We, the community of Armstrong Elementary, exist to ensure students excel in academics, develop strength of character and contribute service to our society.

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Picture of a phone.  Garland ISD app for the iPhone or at Google Play

Garland ISD App at your fingertips.  Download on your Apple iPhone or get it on Google Play today.

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Don't forget to update your Pik My Kid App before you come back to school on October 12th. 

Recent News

2020-2021 School Supply Lists

 This year, GISD is using a standard supply list for all grade levels.  Check out what your child will need to start school!

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The Evening Study Center is offering free adult virtual classes for family members of English Learners.


Come to the back of the school to pick up your Aviator Spirit Gear.  

Come to the back of the school to pick up your Aviator Spirit Gear.  Carpool to the back of the school and our amazing PTA will be there to help you.

At no-cost, qualifying students can get access to no-cost eye exams and eyewear.

Check the Eye exam clinic page to see if your child qualifies for free vision services and for details on signing up. 

Upcoming vision screenings:

  • 10/13: Handley ES, 3725 Broadway Blvd, Garland, TX 75043
  • 10/20: Bradfield ES, 3817 Bucknell Dr, Garland, TX 75042
  • 10/27: Pearson ES, 5201 Nita Pearson Dr, Rowlett, TX 75088


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Strong family

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student crew

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