Phone: 915-937-8300


Degrees and Certifications:

Rachel Sendek, Principal


At Elfida P. Chavez, responsible teams strive to reach high expectations for all students through effective communication, respect for one another, while always maintaining a sense of humor.


  • Increase our Academic Distinction Designations from five stars to the state maximum of six.
  • Provide an environment in which each child feels safe, supported, and nurtured.
  • To teach the change we wish to see in the world.


  • Five out of six stars of Academic Distinction earned 2017 -2018.
  • Texas Honor Roll School 2016
  • Six out of six stars of Academic Distinction Earned 2015-2016
  • Regional STEM award 2015-2016. 


Every year, activities such as food drives, Jump Rope for Heart, and community service projects, orchestrated by our National Elementary Honor Society students, helps keep our focus on ways in which each of us can be of help.

Our volunteer program can be seen working to help our school and students daily. Volunteers help in classrooms, are with us for special events, and are always there to help in any way requested.

Our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has been an award-winning part of the culture of Elfida P. Chavez for many years. Our PTA engaged in fund-raising efforts for over ten years to purchase our digital marquee, sponsors events throughout the year, works to recognize teachers and staff, and continues to be an integral part of our success.