2401 Date Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79404
Phone: (806) 766-1755
Principal: Brian Yearwood
Grades taught: K-06
Feeds: Dunbar Junior High School
Excellence Indicator System report.
Iles Elementary School is a fine arts magnet school.
It has an enclosed gymnasium with a stage and an outside
performance amphitheater. The school also has an in-house
TV station, and a school-wide intranet.
The building, built in 1936, was originally named Dunbar
High School. In 1950, as part of a rededication ceremony,
it was renamed Ella Iles Elementary, in honor of one of its
outstanding founding teachers.
The school has computers in all its classrooms, as well
as its computer lab. About 40 percent of the school's computers
are connected to the Internet, said a school official.
There are 20 Dell computers in the lab, and an average of
one Dell computer and three Macintosh computers per classroom.
The students' parents are very involved in the school's
volunteer program, and Iles hosts at least one parental activity
per month, a school official said.
The parent teacher association contributes to both staff
and student achievement, said a school representative.
Iles hosts numerous activities during the year, including
Diez y Siez in September, a talent show in October, a Bosses'
Night performance in November, a piano and orchestra recital
in December, as well as Crusader Club and fine arts programs
during the month.
In February, the school hosts a Black History Bowl -- a
test of students' knowledge about famous African-American
figures -- and sponsors a Black History parade.
March brings the Iles Piano Recital, and, in April, the
school showcases its gymnastics and dance programs. The school
celebrates several more events during the spring.
a complete look at the state's report card for Iles Elementary
School click here.