Atherton Elementary

Fine Arts Magnet School


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  • Parent Introduction to Virtual Learning

    The transition to virtual learning can present various challenges for families. To ensure parents and guardians are better informed, this course is designed to provide an introduction to virtual learning and guidance to support your student's virtual learning experience.

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  • Attention Atherton ES Families!

    Our campus is using Class Dojo to communicate with our students and parents. If you are not receiving any messages, please email your child’s teacher with your correct email address and phone number. Email addresses can be found by clicking: About Us-School Information-Staff Directory.

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Welcome to Atherton Elementary School

  • Alynthia Pugh Curtis

    Phone: 713-671-4100

    Atherton Elementary is now a Fine Arts Magnet School. We are a learning environment that will develop your child's artistic talents while providing substantial academic growth. Interested applicants should apply using the HISD Magnet application process. Please call if you need any assistance!
    Atherton Elementary of the Houston Independent School District is "striving for excellence". The school is located in the heart of Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas and services primarily African American students, with a growing population of Hispanics. As the community experiences redevelopment, a slow but continual change in the demographics is evident and is directly influencing the student population at Atherton. Atherton has a mixed population of approximately 575 students. This total is comprised of 80.74% African American, 18.5% Hispanic, and 0.76% Asian. Read more...

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    It is the goal of the faculty, staff, parents, and community of Atherton Elementary to equip each child regardless of cultural background and to provide realistic approaches to technology that will allow our students to be successful in the future.

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