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  • School Hours:

    Fridays     Spirit Day

    7:15 AM – Students May Enter Cafeteria

    7:35 AM – Student Enter Classroom

    7:45 AM – INSTRUCTION Begins
    7:50 AM – TARDY BELL
    8:00 AM – Breakfast ENDS

    2:45 PM – Dismissal Process Begins
    3:00 PM – Dismissal Process Ends
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    Tutorial Program:
    Our 2016-2017 Tutorial Program is in session on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00 PM for select third, fourth, and fifth grade students. 
    Highly Qualified Tutors Requested: Tutors Requested for Gross ES.
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Welcome to our wonderful school!  In this website you will find useful information about the academic and extra-curricular programs we offer.  You will also find our campus and district handbooks, parental involvement information, and much more.  Please read and embrace our school mission that is noted below.  We appreciate the opportunity to carry-out our mission and kindly thank you for visiting our website.
Dr. Jill Brooks Gumbs, Principal

Mission Statement

Mission Statement:
The mission at Jenard Gross Elementary School is to equip college bound 21st century learners and to foster a safe nurturing school environment that is conducive to all types of learners. Learners will become productive citizens in a technological society as emphasis will be placed on all subjects.  All students can learn and will be supported with family, community, and business partnerships in order to enhance student success and high self-expectations.
Positioning Statement:
Jenard Gross Elementary is the best neighborhood elementary school in the far Southwest area of Houston for minority and non-minority students because we focus on rigorous reading and math instruction and provide exposure to extra-curricular activities in a stimulating environment that fosters intellectual, social, emotional, and cultural development of diverse learners in a technological society.

    Gross Elementary will have early dismissal on the days as listed.  On Early Dismissal days, students will be dismissed from school at 12:30 PM.  Please adjust your work/home schedule in advance to make sure that your child leaves school on time.

    Early Dismissal Dates

    September 21, 2016

    October 11, 2016

    November 16, 2016

    January 25, 2017

    February 22, 2017

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