Policies & procedures


Parents and relatives are most welcome at Couch Elementary. We follow the Garland ISD policies in regard to Campus Security and Safety Procedures.

All visitors must stop in at the Main Office before proceeding to the cafeteria or to any other location in the building. Please bring a drivers license or State ID.

All visitors must wear the ID badge or sticker that they are given when they sign in.

Dismissing students

Couch Elementary follows Garland ISD Security policies and requires valid identification for release of a student to a family member or other authorized adult. The Main Office staff will be able to answer any questions you may have.

Dress code

Couch is a school uniform campus.

Couch follows the Garland ISD Dress Code policies.

We seek to abide by the GISD standardized dress policy as follows:

  • Red, Navy, or white polo style shirts (short or long sleeve, no logos)
  • Red, Navy or white sweaters or sweatshirts
  • Navy, Khaki, or black slacks or shorts of modest length (approximately 2 inches above the knees)
  • Girls may choose navy, khaki or plaid skirts, skorts, capris, or jumpers of modest length (plaids should be red/blue combination)

Online Student Services requests

Do you need to enroll your child, request a transfer, withdraw or request a transcript? It's easy to start common processes at home. Visit the Online Student Services page to get started. 

If you have additional questions, please contact the campus data clerk:

Elizabeth Segura 




Campus Improvement Plan

A Campus Improvement Plan serves as the blueprint for how a campus will address performance objectives and other campus needs that have been identified from a Campus Needs Assessment.

Campus Improvement Plan

Title I Documentation

The Campus Parent Involvement Policy explains how our campus supports the important role of parents in the education of their children. We offer a Parent Compact to establish a partnership among parents, school staff, and students for improving student academic achievement.

Campus Parent Involvement Policy

Parent Compact

District policies

To support our mission of providing an exceptional education to all students, we have created policies designed to help your student have the best possible education experience.

Visit the Policies page on the district website for additional polices and related information.