Whittier Elementary School

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Welcome to Whittier Elementary

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    Yamel Melchor, Principal 
    Phone: 713-671-3810
    Email: YMELCHOR@houstonisd.org

    Yamel Melchor began her educational journey in 2006 as a bilingual teacher at Cage ES. After seven years as a teacher, she served as a teacher specialist and instructional specialist at Whittier ES and was named their assistant principal in 2020. Melchor has been recognized with several awards, including First Year Assistant Principal of the Year and Tier II Excellence in Leadership. Melchor earned her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston and her master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Texas-Austin.


  • Pre-registration for Pre-K 3/4 and Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! Click here for more information.

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  • School Uniform

    Black top with school logo and Khaki bottoms
    Friday - Black Spirit t-shirt with jeans
    Black Polo w/school logo $17.00
    Black T-shirt w/school logo $13.00
    Black Friday Spirit T-shirt $12.00
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