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Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2017-2018 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my fifth year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we are soaring to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 or rrodri38@mcisd.org

Thank you,

Mrs. Ruby Rodriguez

News & Announcements

STAAR Week May 14 - 16, 2018 Featured Photo

STAAR Week May 14 - 16, 2018

Students in 3rd- 5th grade will be taking their STAAR state exams this week. Please make sure your child is well rested for the exams and arrives at school by 7:30 am for breakfast.
Photo Booth Pictures Featured Photo

Photo Booth Pictures

Waitz students and staff had a blast taking photo booth pictures with their friends!
Butterfly Life Cycle LIVE Video Featured Photo

Butterfly Life Cycle LIVE Video

**UPDATE 5/7/18** - We have butterflies!!!

5th grade students are studying the life cycle of butterflies via live stream throughout the school day!
Texas Reads One Book with Jason Garrett Featured Photo

Texas Reads One Book with Jason Garrett

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:00am

Join us in the library for a special video presentation of Jason Garrett reading The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary. You can sit and read with your child as we listen to the first chapter of the book.
Students First * Innovation * Collaborative Ownership
Diversity * Continuous Learning
Our Vision: Mission CISD will prepare and inspire all students to be equipped to excel in the college and career of their choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as successful citizens in their community.

Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally