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Pasadena ISD Schools in South Belt
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ATKINSON ELEMENTARY
9602 Kingspoint Road
Principal: Lena Rhone-Ortiz
Phone: 713-740-0520

Atkinson Elementary School serves a culturally diverse population of more than 600 students. The school is located two miles north of the Sam Houston Tollway and has a long history of success.

The school has an extremely active PTO organization. Through many events during the year, school officials work to provide close communication and interaction between parents and the community.

BURNETT ELEMENTARY
11825 Teaneck Drive
Phone: 713-740-0536
Principal: Cynthia Henderson

Burnett serves more than 700 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. The school also is home to a Head Start program offered to prekindergarten students in conjunction with the Harris County Department of Education.

LAURA BUSH ELEMENTARY
9100 Blackhawk
Phone: 713-740-0928
Principal: Debbie Barrett

Laura Welch Bush Elementary is named after the former First Lady of the United States. Mrs. Bush, a former librarian, is an advocate of education and the importance and pleasures of reading.

Theschool opened at the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year on August10, 2006. The new campus was part of the 2004 bond program that was approved by district voters.

Students participate in the Balanced Literacy program as part of the campus curriculum. The school also offers a dual-language program and state-of-the-art technology as part of the learning environment.

FRAZIER ELEMENTARY
10503 Hughes Road
Phone: 713-740-0560
Principal: Wendy Wiseburn

The creative teaching methods and problem-solving skills guidance have led Frazier to an exemplary rating from the Texas Education Agency. In addition to academics, students also learn the value of community service by participating in several activities during the year.

GENOA ELEMENTARY
12900 Almeda Genoa Road
Phone: 713-740-0592
Principal: Tiffany Bennett

A new campus replaced the former 63-year-old structure that was next door. The construction of the new building was funded by the "Make Room For Children" bond program, approved by voters in February 2000.

As a district commended campus, focusing on the academic needs of each child is what makes Genoa successful. Along with stressing academics, students participate in a variety of fund-raisers and community activities. Parent involvement is also a vital part of Genoa's success. Parents participate in curriculum nights each year. Students and parents work together to learn strategies that help students become successful in math, science, reading and social studies. The campus also has an extremely active Parent-Teacher Organization.

HANCOCK ELEMENTARY
9604 Minnesota St.
Phone: 713-740-5430
Principal: Veronica Sandoval

JESSUP ELEMENTARY
9301 Almeda Genoa Road
Phone: 713-740-0616
Principal: Emily Simancas

Located west of Almeda Mall, Jessup Elementary School is nestled among the trees on Almeda Genoa Road. Jessup has been part of this community for over 30 years and was named after former Judge Charles Jessup. The school now serves approximately 840 students in prekindergarten through fourth grade.

As a state recognized campus, Jessup focuses on the academic achievement of its students. Students also have an opportunity to participate and learn the value of campus and community services through peer mediation and numerous activities.

MEADOR ELEMENTARY
10701 Seaford Drive
Phone: 713-740-0648
Principal: Beverly Bolton

Meador Elementary School offers a variety of programs for its students, with the campus placing a strong emphasis on math and science.

MOORE ELEMENTARY
8880 Southbluff
Phone: 713-740-0656
Principal: Jill Lacamu

Moore Elementary School recognizes the importance of working collaboratively and focuses on academic success and high behavioral standards for each and every student. Students are involved in a variety of programs such as science fairs, accelerated reader and the gifted and talented program. The campus is also a state exemplary school.

SOUTH BELT ELEMENTARY
1801 Riverstone Ranch
Phone: 713-740-5276
Principal: Candy Howard

In response to population growth in the southern part of the Pasadena Independent School District, the construction of South Belt Elementary School was approved by voters in a 2004 Bond Issue. The school is located on Riverstone Ranch Drive in the Riverstone Ranch subdivision.

STUCHBERY ELEMENTARY
11210 Hughes Road
Phone: 713-740-0752
Principal: Jackie Salisbury

Stuchbery Elementary School's culturally-diverse student population gives students the opportunity to share in the rich heritage of varying cultures, while also reaching for the common goal of achievement. The campus serves several neighborhoods in the Sagemont area.

ROBERTS MIDDLE SCHOOL
13402 Conklin Lane Houston
713-740-5390
Principal: Jorly Thomas

MELILLO MIDDLE SCHOOL
9220 Hughes Rd.
Phone: 713-740-5260
Principal: Diane Wheeler

MORRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
10415 Fuqua
Phone:713-740-0672
Principal: Nancy Flores

BEVERLY HILLS INTERMEDIATE
11111 Beamer Road
Phone: 713-740-0420
Principal: Alyta Harrell

Beverly Hills Intermediate School boasts an enrollment of approximately 990 students in grades seven and eight, with a rich ethnic balance of Asian, African-American, Anglo and Hispanic students.

THOMPSON INTERMEDIATE
11309 Sagedowne
Phone: 713-740-0510
Principal: Toni Lopez

Thompson Intermediate School is named after former superintendent George Thompson, who headed the Pasadena Independent School District from 1961 to 1972.

Thompson is a Texas Partnership Campus, freed by the governor and the Texas Education Agency from some of the statutory restrictions, allowing innovative educational programming. The school's academic team has gained a strong reputation as it has won the National Academic Games.

DOBIE HIGH SCHOOL
10220 Blackhawk
Phone: 713-740-0370
Principal: Franklin Moses