Ortiz

Report
BISD is rated overall Recognized for Community and Student Engagement*
Ortiz is an overall
Exemplary Campus
under House Bill 5
Community and Student Engagement
* House Bill 5, Section 46; Texas Education Code Section 39.0545
Fine Arts
Program rated
Recognized
Ortiz Elementary
School’s Fine Arts
program offers
•Choir
•Estudiantina
•UIL
Music Memory,
Art Memory and Oral
Reading
•4th
Grade Ballroom
•5th
Grade Ballroom
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Wellness and
Physical
Education
Programs rated
Exemplary
Ortiz Elementary’s
PE program offers
•Running
•CATCH
•Health
Club
Program
Fair
•Fitness
Club
•Cheerleading
•Drill
Team
•Mini
Cheerleaders
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
Community and
Parental Involvement
rated Recognized
Ortiz Elementary has an active
parent center with parents
volunteering daily.
Ortiz Elementary has CARE partners
from businesses in the community
who adopt a class and visit with the
class once a month.
Ortiz Elementary participates in
community service projects such as
Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive,
Superintendent’s Toy Drive, Cancer
Walk, Brownsville Police Officers’
Toy Drive, Go Red for Women
Campaign, March of Dimes, Pennies
for Patients, Jump Rope for Heart,
and Rack Room Shoes that Fit.
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
21st Century
Workforce
Development
rated
Exemplary
Ortiz Elementary has
a Career Day for 3rd
-5th grade students
and a Career on
Wheels Day for
PreK-2nd grades.
Ortiz Elementary
encourages the
faculty and students
to wear
college/university
shirts every
Thursday.
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
Dropout
Prevention
Strategies rated
Exemplary
To ensure students are academically
successful, Ortiz implements
•RTI
•Morning
Computer Lab Tutorial for
3rd-5th grades using iStation and Think
Through Math
•After
School Tutorials for 1st-5th
grades
•Saturday
•Living
Tutorials for 3rd- 5th grades
with Science Lab for 2nd-5th
grades
•Full
Day Pre-K Program
•21st
Century Program
•Incentives
for Perfect Attendance, AR
goal attainment and Honor Roll
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
Second
Language
Acquisition
Program is
Recognized
To aid in Second
Language Acquisition,
Ortiz utilizes language
tools such as ELL writing
portfolios and the Raps
360 program.
For cultural awareness,
Ortiz Elementary
participates in activities
for Charro Days and
Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Digital Learning
Environment
rated
Recognized
•Istation
tutorials
•Think
Through Math
tutorials
•Living
with Science
Labs
•Reading
Jamboree Night
with student created
books and Power Point
Presentations
•Raps
360 for Bilingual
Students
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School
Gifted and
Talented
Program rated
Exemplary
Ortiz Elementary’s
Gifted and Talented
Program Participates in
•Brainsville
•Science
Fair
•UIL
•Destination
Imagination
–Ortiz has 6 DI Teams
for 1st -5th graders. This
year a 5th grade team
was a Regional Winner
and Advanced to State
Competition
Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School

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