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
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.
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
March brings the Iles Piano Recital, and, in April, the school showcases
its gymnastics and dance programs. The school celebrates several more events during
a complete look at the state's report card for Iles Elementary School click here.