Neff Early Learning Center

Where the Love of Learning Begins


Principal's Welcome Message

  • Holley MaysHolley Mays, Principal 
    Phone: 713-778-3470

    Holley Mays is the new principal for Neff Early Learning Center. Over the past 8 years she has served as a teacher, Teacher Specialist, and recently Assistant Principal of Neff Elementary, grades 2-5.  

    She has been a participant in various leadership training opportunities within the district, including the Assistant Principal Candidate Development Opportunity, West Area Emergent Leader Cohort, and Principal Candidate Development Opportunity. She was named “Assistant Principal of the Year” for West Area Elementary Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    Mays attended the University of Houston for her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Grand Canyon University with a master’s in Education Administration.

    At Neff Early Learning Center, we believe in and build upon the unlimited potential of our youngest learners. We build strong academic foundations while broadening students’ horizons through exposure to the fine arts and developing social and emotional skills. We ignite a passion for learning in each of our students so that Neff Early Learning Center becomes the first step in a lifetime of learning and growing.

    Our Mission
    “At Neff Early Learning Center, we as teachers, staff, parents, and community members are committed to nurturing, educating, and empowering our students as unique individuals to become future global graduates and responsible citizens. As a school community, we provide an inclusive learning environment where each student has the opportunity to flourish and grow within their own individual talents.

    Neff ELC Values:

    • I am committed to learn.
    • I am committed to reflect, grow, and developed instructionally.
    • I am committed to being a responsible citizen within the school community.

    As a Neff ELC Team Member, I

    • Empowering our students with daily actions, conversations, and instruction.
    • Participate in ongoing learning opportunities to drive student engagement and instruction.
    • Collaborate with all stakeholders to provide a positive and nurturing school environment.
    • Being dedicated to support my school community consistently and effectively within the 2023-2024 school year. 
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Instructional Schedule

  • 6:50 am

    • Gates open for students.

    7:30 am

    • Tardy Bell
    • Instruction Begins
    • Gates will close - students go through the front door.

    9:30 am

    • Students not at school will be marked absent.

    1:45 pm

    • Early student pickup ends. No exceptions.

    2:40 pm 

    • Dismissal

    3:30 pm

    • Students not picked up will be dismissed from the front office.


Uniform Policy 2023-2024

  • Shirt/camisa-- Solid/solido- red/rojo, white/blanco, any shade of blue/cualquier tono de azul

    Pants/pantalón-- Navy or khaki/azul marino o caqui


    Closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times.

    Se deben usar zapatos cerrados solamente

    Click Here/Haz Click Aqui

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