Valley West Elementary

Magnet School for STEM Exploration



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Welcome to Valley West Elementary

  • Samantha Woods, Principal
    Phone:  (713) 773-6151 

    Samantha Woods has been selected as the new principal of Valley West Elementary School. She began her career in education at neighboring school district, Alief ISD. Ms. Woods transitioned to Valley West Elementary in 2015 and has served as a science lab teacher, teacher specialist and assistant principal.
    During her tenure, the school has earned four distinctions including ELA/reading, math, science, and comparative closing the gaps. Ms. Woods has also been instrumental in implementing school-wide intervention systems for positive student behavior and continues to champion support for students in need of social and emotional assistance. 
    She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix, Houston Campus, and a master’s degree in Education Administration from Lamar University.

VWE Magnet Program

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  •  Registration

    Registration Inro

    AUGUST 12-13


    AUGUST 18-19

    8:00 am - 12:00pm

    All registration questions and items should be submitted to our registrar, Elizabeth Mendez ( Please see the important information below.

    Click here for online registration information.

    Click here to download forms.

    Drop off completed forms between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm on registrations days listed above.  Ring the bell to notify the front office of the drop-off. 

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