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Front view of Back Elementary School

The mission of Back Elementary School is to provide a quality education for all students emphasizing high expectations and strong work habits within a safe environment for learning. 

Photo of English Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to our English Spelling Bee winners: Kidus, Meklit, Asher! 

Photo of Spanish Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to our Spanish Spelling Bee winners: Roberto, Wilmer, David! 

Recent News

Photo of Matias, who won 1st place in the Cyber Safety Poster Contest.

Congratulations to Matias for winning 1st place in the Cyber Safety Poster Contest! Back Elementary School was the top school in the district for the elementary school category. 

 
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A group of STEP students performing a dance at the Black History Celebration.

Let’s join together to celebrate African American History Month and the contributions of Black Americans to our society.

Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winners! The winners of the English Spelling Bee are Kidus, Meklit, and Asher. The winners of the Spanish Spelling Bee are Roberto, Wilmer, and David. 

 

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Parents, join us at our Parent University workshop for tips on helping your child succeed.


Our Family & Community Engagement department invites you to our second parent university discussion of the year. We'll have separate panels discussing a variety of topics:

  • All About Enrollment: Choice of School, AVELA School Finder, and Pre-K requirements
  • Fentanyl Facts: How to Protect Your Child
  • About ASO: GISD's Armed Security Officer program
  • Math Strategies: How to help your middle or high school student succeed
  • Transitioning to High School: Program offerings, earning college credit, graduation
  • Explore GT: What does "Gifted & Talented" really mean?
  • Supporting GT at Home: Ideas and Strategies
  • STAAR Scores Explained: How to access and review STAAR reports online for grades 3-5

All attendees will be entered to win door prizes. Childcare will also be provided, and a free food truck will be present. Session 1 will start at 6:30 p.m. and Session 2 will start at 7:15 p.m.

Register for a session

Be sure to follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @gisdengagement. #GISDSupport4All #TogetherWeGISD

Questions? Please email kccornel@garlandisd.net.

The third grading period ends on March 8.


The third grading period runs from Jan. 8 to March 8.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a spring holiday.


Enjoy your Spring Break! Staff and students will return to school on March 18.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a spring holiday.


Enjoy your Spring Break! Staff and students will return to school on March 18.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a spring holiday.


Enjoy your Spring Break! Staff and students will return to school on March 18.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a spring holiday.


Enjoy your Spring Break! Staff and students will return to school on March 18.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a spring holiday.


Enjoy your Spring Break! Staff and students will return to school on March 18.

The fourth grading period begins on March 18.


The fourth grading period runs from March 18 to May 30.

Teachers, students and staff will enjoy a holiday.


March 29 is a student and staff holiday. Staff will return on April 1. Classes will resume on April 2.

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AVID
campus

paint pallet and brush with music note

Art & music
classes

family holding hands

Family engagement