OUR SCHOOL NAME
WALTER W. SCARBOROUGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Walter Welborn Scarborough, who served as a principal of James Berry and Ethel Coop Elementary Schools, worked diligently to improve educational opportunities for students in north Houston. The school named for him was built in 1952, a year after his death, and enlarged in 1959. Scarborough was married to Florine Davis Scarborough, who was superintendent of elementary schools and a principal of Coop Elementary School. A high school was also named for his brother.
OUR MISSIONScarborough Elementary School inspires students to become global thinkers through dual language instruction, artistic expression, and college readiness. We prepare students for the challenges of today, tomorrow, and the future.
"There is nothing beyond my capabilities. If I believe it and work hard enough, I can do it! I will always strive for excellence, I will go to college and be successful! My limitations and challenges will not hold me back. All things are possible. Take a close look at me, because I am the face of Success!"
“No hay nada que supere mis capacidades. ¡Si lo creo y trabajo duro, puedo hacerlo! Siempre trataré de alcanzar excelencia. ¡Asistiré a la universidad y seré exitoso! Mis limitaciones y desafíos no me detendrán. Todas las cosas son posibles. ¡Mírame de cerca porque yo soy la cara del éxito!”