Grulla Elementary, in collaboration with the community, will provide students with intellectual, artistic, and character building educational experiences to inspire them to achieve.
E ncourage students to be kind and respectful.
D evelop life-long learners to exceed in the global society.
U tilization of technology to optimize student achievement.
C hallenge academic excellence in ways that engage
students in their learning.
A ll students will be inspired to be confident and curious.
T each and provide an environment where students can
reach their highest potential.
E very child, one voice.
At Grulla Elementary education is fundamental, because
F ailure is not an option.
U nity between school and community results in quality education.
N ow and always, students first, actively and enthusiastically engaged in their learning process.
D iversity and dignity of individuals enriches learning and supports the development of respectful and responsible citizenship.
A safe, supportive, and collaborative environment fosters positive attitudes among students and school staff.
M eeting needs of diverse learners and narrowing the achievement gap.
E mpower students to be life-long learners through educational experiences that are challenging and innovative to promote academic excellence.
N o child left behind for they are the leaders of tomorrow.
T hrough interdependence and collaboration, we are committed to academic performance and enhancing personal responsibility, as determined by state and national standards.
A varied curriculum, technology based instruction and an open enrollment policy allows us to meet the needs of all students.
L ooking forward to high achievement through high standards and high expectations .
S tudents will demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes at each grade level that predict success in post-secondary education and the workplace with an ever-changing global society.
ARE the building blocks for learning.
"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today." --Stacia Tausche
Grulla Elementary School is located east of the Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District.
The staff includes: 34 regular classroom teachers, 15 instructional assistants, two physical education teachers, one reading coach, two Title I accelerated reading interventionist teachers, one reading/math interventionist, one special education resource teacher, two special education content mastery teacher, one special education self-contained teacher, one dyslexia teacher, one computer lab teacher, one community aide, one secretary, two clerks, one LVN, one CNA, two counselors, one assistant principal, and one principal.
In support of the academic program, the school provides a computer lab for grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Our school also offers programs such as physical education, Gifted and Talented, U.I.L., counseling (Drug Free), music science lab, and a Nutritional and Health Program.
Grulla Elementary has a peak enrollment of 650 students from Pre-Kindergarten through 5 th grade. The students are of Hispanic descent. Due to its migrant population and the high number of recent immigrants from Mexico, the school has a high mobility rate. To ensure that the needs of all students in the campus are met, the Grulla Elementary staff has aligned the instructional program with campus and district initiatives.