• principal Marques Collins, Principal 
    Phone: 713-671-4160

    Thank you for your interest in Kashmere Gardens Elementary School and welcome to our website. Whether you are a member of our school community or exploring Kashmere Gardens for the first time, we hope that you find our website informative, enjoyable, and easy to use. We also hope our website conveys the essence of the wonderful learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and talented students. Together they make Kashmere Gardens the unique and special place we believe it to be.

    We encourage you to e-mail or call us if you would like to know more about Kashmere Gardens. Visiting our beautiful campus and meeting our teachers and students is the best way to learn more about us, and tours are available throughout the school year. We welcome the opportunity to meet you in person and help you get to know Kashmere Gardens better.


  • Marques Collins started his 20-year career in HISD as a sixth-grade self-contained teacher for the Male Initiative Program at Kennedy Elementary School. He has served as the assistant principal of Kashmere Gardens Elementary School for the past 2 years and has been instrumental in significantly improving student outcomes. Collins earned his bachelor’s degree in Health Education with a minor in Social Work from Prairie View A&M University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Lamar University.