Collins Elementary School

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4860 Tropicana Ave

El Paso, TX 79924

(915) 231-2600

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 562

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Collins Elementary School

I have much respect for the Principle, he really cares for the students. I do however have concerns on how the majority of the teachers & staff address the students. I have throughtout the year brought up my concerns about students being yelled at instead of redirected in a positive way. Parental involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/26/10

The teachers and staff are very friendly and work well with each other for the children. I put three children through Collins and like the school very much.

Posted by a parent on 07/17/09

2008 was my daughters first year attending school. Early my youngest sister attended the school so this was the school I choose for my daughter. She really enjoyed school and had no complaints. Mr Horan the school principal is a very pleasant individual and seems to sincerly care for our childrens needs. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/09

Collins is a great place to learn! All my children have had the opportunity to attend there and I know they loved it. Mr. Horan and Mrs. Dawson offered a safe and welcoming environment for my daughter andshe will miss you all. She only hopes that middle school will be as great.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/08

I spoke with my child about her experiences at her school. She has told me that lunch time is too short to finish her lunch. She also expressed a mounting pressure in regards to testing. The fact that there is not enough stress relief is creating more problems than good.

Posted by a parent on 12/30/06

I have recently been having lunch with my children in the school cafeteria and I have noticed that the children are not given enough time to properly eat their lunch. They are serving good lunches to the students and that makes me happy, I just wish that the children had more time to finish their lunches ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/06

This is an average school. With some great and some not so great teachers. The Science Lab is great, Ms Keith really cares about the childrens' learning. The school doesn't take a hard enough stance with the school bully situation though. The library has a great selection of books in both English ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/06

As a mentor, I've had the opportunity to work and observe in the science lab at Collins. I have been repeatedly impressed by the quality of lessons that these students experience each time they attend lab. The effort put forth to plan and implement the lessons is tremendous. The cooperation and support ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/04/04

My grandson had a poor experience in kindergarten. As a result, we have had to work very hard boosting his self esteem. This year he has an excellent teacher who works very hard and is very enthusiast. She makes classroom work fun incorporating singing and dancing as part of the learning experience. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/03/03

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Test scores for Collins Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Collins Elementary School
El Paso Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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El Paso schools — Collins Elementary School is located at 4860 Tropicana Ave, El Paso TX 79924. 4860 Tropicana Ave is in the 79924 ZIP code in El Paso, TX The school district for Collins Elementary School is the El Paso Isd. Collins Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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