Pine Forest Elementary Update


Important News

TEA waived the two snow days! However, we will need to make up 1 hour. We will let everyone know when that will be soon.

Important Dates

March 1-2: Finishing up the book fair and Texas Public School Week Programs.

March 6: General Election - Vote, Vote, Vote!

March 9: Early Dismissal - Start of Spring Break

March 11: Daylight Saving Time Starts - Spring Forward 1 hour

March 12-16: Spring Break

March 20: 1st Day of Spring!

March 21-22: Class Pictures (more info will be sent home closer to the date)

March 28 -29: Spring Individual Pictures (more info will be sent home closer to the date)

March 30: Good Friday - Early Dismissal

2017 Federal Report Card


Dear Parent:

Vidor ISD is sharing this information about the district and your child's campus with you as part of its obligations under the federal No Child left Behind Act of 2001 (NClB).

Federal Report Cards for the state, the district, and each of the district's campuses are now available on the district's website at this link: or are also available on the Texas Education Agency's website at: htlps:/ and Grants/Grants/Federal Report Card/ .

Information on these report cards includes:

Part I: Percent Tested and Student Achievement by Proficiency Level - Provides the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) performance results and participation for each subject area and grade level tested.

Participation reports also include reports of the participation of Children with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) by assessment type.

Part II: Student Achievement and State Academic Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) - Provides the AMO outcomes and data table of STAAR performance results for each subject area tested in the accountability subset. This section also includes participation rates on STAAR for reading/English and mathematics, use of alternative assessments, plus four-year and five-year graduation rates.

Part III: Priority and Focus Schools - Priority schools are the lowest 5% of Title I served campuses based on performance in reading and mathematics and graduation rates. Focus schools are 10% of Title I served campuses, not already identified as priority schools, that have the widest gaps between student group performance and

safeguard targets.

Part IV: Teacher Quality Data - Provides information on teacher quality in three parts.

Part A - Percent of Teachers by Highest Degree Held - Professional qualifications of all public elementary and secondary teachers in the Texas.

Part Band C - Teachers with Emergency/Provisional Credentials, Low Poverty/High Poverty Summary Reports-Percentage of all public elementary and secondary school teachers teaching with emergency or provisional credentials, disaggregated by high-poverty compared to low-poverty schools.

Part V: Graduates Enrolled in Texas Institution of Higher Education (IHE) - Provides the percentage of students who enroll and begin instruction at an institution of higher education in Texas during the school year (fall or spring semester) following high school graduation.

Part VI: Statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Results - Provides most recent NAEP results for Texas showing reading and mathematics performance results and participation rates, disaggregated by student group.

If you have difficulty accessing the information from the website, hard copies of the reports are available at the district or campus office. If you have questions about the information, please contact your child's principal.

Jay Killgo


Vidor ISD

Dr. Jay KiIIgo, Superintendent 1120 E. Bolivar' Vidor, TX 776621 Phone: 409.951.8700 I Fax: 409.769.0093

The Parental & Family Engagement Connection

We Are Teachers Articles

Pine Forest Elementary Commitments

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to providing a respectful, safe and caring learning environment for our Students.

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to communicating and support one another in a positive, respectful manner.

  • At Pine Forest Elementary, we commit to providing communication that is informative and consistent to our Parents.

Staff Reminders


Vidor ISD 2017-2018 School Calendar