San Juanita Tijerina

"I became a high school principal because I really enjoy interacting with high school students. They have unique ideas and different perspectives on life, which allows me to envision the young leaders that they will become and the positive impact that they will have in the world."

- EEHS Principal, San Juanita Tijerina

Dr. Cole

My mission is to ensure every child is safe and receives an excellent education to prepare them to be high school ready. We are very excited to be back in a face-to-face classroom environment.

- CFT STEM Academy Principal, Dr. Darren A. Cole-Ochoa, Ed.D

Maricela Olivarez

"I became a principal to create a safe, nurturing environment where students will be excited about learning! I choose EEISD because these are my roots, which I am proud of. I'm excited about in-person learning because I look forward to building face-to-face relationships with my students and staff.

- David Ybarra Fine Arts Academy Principal, Maricela Olivarez

Norma Hernandez

“I am looking forward to in-person learning because we need that human connection. It creates a bond between people by inspiring change and building trust”.

- RCR Elementary Principal, Norma Hernandez

 Norma Layton

"I am a Principal because I love to inspire change and I am passionate about learning."

- JRG Early Childhood Principal, Norma Layton

 Mrs. Aminta Limas

"I became a principal to lead and guide students and staff to become life-long learners and leaders in our community. I am looking forward to our students returning and the excitement that teaching and learning brings to our classrooms as we instill a love of learning and a culture of excellence. "

- LBJ Elementary Principal, Aminta Limas

Denise Franco

"I am looking forward to in-person learning because I have missed the smiles, the hugs, and the interactions in the classroom. I want to see students learn and bring life back into our schools."

- SGE Elementary Principal, Denise Franco

Criselda Martinez

I became an elementary principal because in the education business it is not just teaching. It is about SERVING our students and meeting their needs. Students come from diverse backgrounds, and I want to facilitate their learning by inspiring, motivating, and empowering growth-minded students.

- JFK Elementary Principal, Criselda O. Martinez


Our Mission

The mission of Edcouch-Elsa I.S.D. is to produce responsible graduates who can compete confidently in a dynamic global society by providing an individualized, nurturing educational foundation that draws strength from our community's spiritual roots and rich cultural heritage as we face the challenge of the new millennium.

Six-Time UIL Champions

Our UIL Academic Team finished in first place in a highly competitive and one of the largest 5A districts meets in the state. Our team finished ahead of Science Academy, Weslaco East, Brownsville Veterans Memorial, South Texas HS for Health Professionals, ST Academy of Medical Technology, STISD World Scholars, Donna High School, Mercedes High School, Brownsville Porter, Brownsville Lopez and Brownsville Pace.

PK3 to Early College High School

By design, our Early College High School provides our students the opportunity to earn college-credit hours and/or an Associate degree while in high school. From Pre-K to HS, we have designed a seamless transition between high school and college.

Competitive Athletics and Fine Arts Programs

Our teams consistently compete at the highest levels. Most recently we have earned state Mariachi championships and back to back powerlifting state championships.