Gaylon Christopher Davenport, Principal
Gaylon Christopher Davenport is the new principal for Roosevelt Elementary School. Dr. Davenport is a proud product of HISD, including having attended Roosevelt as a child. He has served as a teacher, instructional coach, and interventionist. He is currently the Dean of Instruction at Foerster Elementary School. His recognitions include being named “Teacher of the Year” in 2015 and most recently being named HISD South Area First Year Assistant Principal of the Year.
Dr. Davenport earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas State University, his master’s degree in Educational Administration and his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University.
Our campus is rich in both tradition and cutting-edge educational instruction. We proudly provide our scholars with a strong academic program that includes project-based learning, use of technology in the classroom, digital learning, various reading incentive programs and learning platforms tailored to each student's learning needs and aspirations. The dedicated teachers and staff at Roosevelt commit to ...