San Juanita Tijerina

"My inspiration for being a teacher stems from the love of teaching and the impact we have on the lives of our youth to become more wholesome and well-rounded individuals."

- Erica Castillo CFT Secondary Teacher of the Year

Dr. Cole

"My inspiration as an educator comes from igniting my students to the joy of learning."

- Margarita Medina JFK Primary Teacher of the Year

Maricela Olivarez

"One of the things we work hard for here at EEHS is to include our CHAMP students in all activities."

- Celinda Tanguama EEHS

Norma Hernandez

" One of the most rewarding things for me is to open our student's eyes to the things they are capable of accomplishing."

- Ernesto Guevara David Ybarra Fine Arts Academy

 Norma Layton

"I have a passion for teaching our little ones, and nothing brings me more joy than knowing that I am setting their educational foundation."

- Brenda Rodriguez JRG Early Childhood

 Mrs. Aminta Limas

"Teaching brings me more joy and fulfillment than I could have ever imagined, and my greatest contribution to education is yet to come."

- Mayra Madrigal LBJ Elementary

Denise Franco

"I believe that education is the key to success, and I hope to develop a passion for education for each of my students."

- Steven Villareal SGE Elementary

Criselda Martinez

"My students are my biggest inspiration, I love teaching them the life skills they need to succeed in life."

- Katrina Capello RCR Elementary


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.