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Our mission

Back Elementary School provides a quality education for all students emphasizing high expectations and strong work habits within a safe environment for learning.

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Students taking notes in AVID notebooks

5th graders use organizer notebooks as one of their AVID strategies.

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prekindergarten small group instruction

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There are quite a few field trips coming up in the next two months.  Please call the office at 972-475-1884 and verify your volunteer status is current.

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Art and Music are an important part of a child's education.   Music and art improves memory, social skills, language and reading skills, thinking skills, confidence, and helps children make cultural and personal connections, and it is fun!

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AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

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Report urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously via a new webform and app.

Do you have all your high school credits from GISD but no diploma because of TAKS or TAAS testing? You may now be eligible to graduate due to a change in state law.

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We invite parents and loved ones to celebrate our students during the Back Awards Presentations!

Award Times

8:25-8:55 a.m. - 4th & 5th grade
9:05-9:35 a.m. - 3rd grade
9:50-10:20 a.m. - 1st & 2nd grade
10:25-10:45 a.m. - Kinder

Attend an exciting, interactive event that will showcase student creations and engineering challenges.

Months of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics instruction culminates at the fifth-annual STEAMposium.

This one-of-a-kind event features campus winners from across the district as they face off against one another in challenges involving coding, parachutes, costumes, robotics, chess and more. An exciting awards ceremony will crown districtwide champions.

Join us for A Night at the Oscars Fine Arts Show!  Art, entertainment, food!  Mark your calendar, this is a night you don't want to miss!

Join us for A Night at the Oscars Fine Arts Show!  Art, entertainment, food!  Mark your calendar, this is a night you don't want to miss!

Dress up like a movie star and walk the red carpet!  Everyone is invited to the Fine Arts Night program.  A short PTA meeting and Title 1 presentation will be included, along with our talented 1st and 2nd graders singing movie hits and the most excellent Honor Choir.  

We will also have a silent auction, craft booth, AVID activities and PTA will be selling snacks.

Kindergarten will enjoy a day of learning and exploration at the Crayola Factory.

Field trips enhance student learning by developing critical thinking skills, improving student knowledge about a subject, and teaching tolerance and love of different cultures and history.

AVID/Spirit Day - Wear house colors or a favorite Back, high school, or college shirt with jeans.   If not participating in AVID/Spirit Dress Day, students should wear standardized dress.

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