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  • SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021



    You may select in-person or virtual learning for the second six weeks.  The selection period will be from Monday, Sept. 21-Friday, Sept. 25.  

    HISD CONNECT Parent Portal Sign In - Go to "FORMS" and the "Student Committment" to make your selection.

    Every week, we will post updates on our MWE Weekly Updates site.  Please visit weekly for important information, upcoming events, and a weekly video message from Mrs. Hernandez.

    Mark White Weekly Updates

    Virtual Learning Seminar

    What is the plan for the 2020-2021 school year?

    All students will begin the 2020-2021 school year virtually on September 8, 2020. Virtual instruction for all students will continue for six weeks through Friday, October 16, 2020. On Monday, October 19, 2020, face-to-face instruction for all students will begin. However, this date is subject to change based on COVID-19 conditions across the city of Houston and recommendations from local, state, and federal health officials.


    • September 8, 2020: First day of school (Virtual only)
    • October 19, 2020: Face-to-face instruction begins*
    • September 8 – January 29: First semester of remote learning for students/parents who choose online-only instruction. *Parents will have the option to choose remote instruction for the fall semester (through January 29) or the entire school year (through June 11).

    Starting on August 24, parents will receive a phone call from the district, asking them to indicate their choice for the 2020-2021 school year.  Parents will be asked to select one of the following options:

    • Option 1: On-Campus Learning
    • Option 2: Virtual Learning

    After each six-week grading period, parents may change their selection.

    For further questions please see the information in the link below. 

    Reconnect Safely Return Strong-ENGLISH

    Reconnect Safely Return Strong-SPANISH

    Reconnect Safely Return Strong-ARABIC

    We are currently registering students for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please contact Ana Narvaez at for registration information.

    Additional information can be found at:

    HISD Reopening


    Please see below for the 2020-2021 school supplies:

    School Supplies 2020



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  • Weekly Update


    Parents and students-please CLICK HERE for MWE Weekly Updates.  This link includes additional information regarding the 2020-2021 school year!

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Registration and Application Information

  • HISD School Choice


    Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are NOW OPEN! Click the image above to Apply!


    Important Dates. 

    • Phase 1: September 19th - November 6, 2020
    • Phase 2: November 7th - Feburary 26, 2021
    • Phase 3: Feburary 27, 2021


    For any registration questions please contact us.


Why French Dual Language Immersion?

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    Mark White Elementary is the only school in HISD and the only public school in Texas to offer the French Immersion Program. Learn more here ...

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School Information

    • School Hours
      Monday - Friday
      7:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
      Doors Open: 7:15 a.m.*
      Tardy Bell: 7:40 a.m. 
      *Please do not drop off students before 7:15 a.m.
      Office Hours
      Monday - Friday
      7:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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