CURRICULUM - ELEMENTARY
- CFISD elementary schools are comprised of students in grades K-5. Students who qualify for the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities or for Pre-kindergarten are bused to sites that provide these programs.
- Core subjects at the elementary level include reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, technology applications, health, physical education, art, music, and theatre arts.
- Every campus faculty includes the following members: counselor(s), nurse, diagnostician, speech and language clinician, dyslexia specialists, reading specialist(s), and content-area liaisons, as well as specially trained/certified teachers in the following areas: art, music, physical education, technology applications, English as a Second Language, and gifted education.
- The District's HORIZONS program is for academically-gifted students. In kindergarten, gifted instruction is provided in language arts and mathematics. In grades 1-5, the program addresses the four foundation areas: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
- CFISD's Bilingual and ESL programs provide additional support in English language development for students who have a home language other than English and who have been identified as limited-English-proficient.
- Elementary schools in Cypress-Fairbanks also feature enrichment activities such as student clubs, tutorial sessions, cultural arts programs, academic competitions, and field trips.
- Report cards are issued every nine weeks. Academic progress reports are sent to parents after the fourth week of each grading period.
916 students as of September 17, 2018.
(as indicated in the 2018-19 AEIS Report)
- AFRICAN AMERICAN - 11.9%
- HISPANIC - 81.4%
- WHITE - 3.3%
- NATIVE AMERICAN - 2.4%
- ASIAN - 0.0%
- PACIFIC ISLANDER - 0.0%
- TWO OR MORE RACES - 1.0%
- ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED - 62.4%
It is the purpose and mission of Bane Elementary to provide all students with an educational program which will allow each student to develop to his/her maximum ability, to be a responsible citizen and contributing member of society. The instructional program provides opportunities for the development and welfare of the whole child through the following areas of human experiences: basic skills, health, consumer skills, aesthetic and personal values, cultural relationships, family life and citizenship.