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Welcome to De Zavala Elementary!

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The mission of Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary is to provide a safe, positive learning environment where all students develop intellectually, physically, creatively, and socially, in order to become responsible citizens and meet the challenges of the future.



One Team, One Heart, One Mission: Kids!

Excellence in all that we do!


Responsibility, Respect & Ownership


College & Career Readiness:

  • GCCISD Core Curriculum 90% or higher in all that we do!

Build & Maintain Positive Relationships with Everyone

  • Keystone Curriculum, PBAS and Positive Attitudes
  • Special Programs:


    De Zavala Elementary currently has an enrollment of 781 students.


    Our ethnic breakdown is approximately 24% White, 19% African-American, 55% Hispanic and 2% Other.


    We offer Pre-K for students whose families qualify.


    Our bilingual program includes all grade levels and our gifted and talented program provides our students with the opportunity for enrichment through increased rigor in the classroom.


    Other programs we offer:


    • Special Education – Inclusion and Resource
    • In-School and After School Tutorials
    • Dyslexia
    • Speech Therapy
    • Sterling P.A.L. Program
    • U.I.L.
    • D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
    • Accelerated Reading Program
    • Capturing Kids’ Hearts – Keystone
    • Kid of the Week
    • Positive Behavior
    • Academic Support
    • De Zavala Ambassadors Program

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  • De Zavala is in partnership with Rotary Club of Baytown - Partner In Education who provides continuous support along with our Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) who provides valuable resources for our students, families, teachers, and the community.


    We continuously recognize great things our students are doing throughout the year to help inspire them and challenge them to be the best students they can be.



    • Perfect Attendance Incentives and Awards Accelerated Reader Incentives
    • Keystone Kid of the Week
    • De Zavala Ambassador Awards
    • Dolphin Dollars
    • Physical Fitness Awards
    • A/B Honor Roll Honor Roll
    • SWIM Incentives for those who demonstrate good behavior


    De Zavala’s mascot is Diamond the Dolphin and our school colors are blue and white.

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