ABUS Spotlight Americas High School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Americas High School Socorro Independent School District El Paso, TX Grades 9-12 Principal: Patricia Cuevas WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 2,507 Latinx 94% White 3% Black 2% Other 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 62% Students With Disabilities 9% English Learners 10% At Americas High School in El Paso, Texas, Principal Patricia Cuevas and her […]

ABUS Spotlight Hubert R. Hudson Elementary School

Hubert R. Hudson Elementary School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Hubert R. Hudson Elementary School Brownsville Independent School District Brownsville, TX Grades K-6 Principal: Rachel Ayala WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 758 Latinx 97% White 2% Other 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 93% Students With Disabilities 14% English Learners 38% Five years ago, Hubert R. Hudson Elementary was a school in decline. Today, Hudson […]

ABUS Spotlight James Deanda Elementary School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT James DeAnda Elementary School Houston Independent School District Houston, TX Grades K-6 Principal: Lauren Mailhiot WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 690 Latinx 94% Black 4% White 1% Other 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 96% Students With Disabilities 8% English Learners 64% At James DeAnda Elementary School, students are learning that their challenging academic coursework […]

ABUS Spotlight Homer Hanna Early College High School

Homer Hanna

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Homer Hanna Early College High School Brownsville Independent School District Brownsville, TX Grades 9-12 Principal: Blanca Lambarri WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 2,520 Latinx 98% White 1% Other 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 83% Students With Disabilities 13% English Learners 18% Homer Hanna Early College High School has infused new hope in students and […]

ABUS Spotlight Mariano Gonzalez, Sr. Elementary School

Mariano Gonzalez Sr. Elementary School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Mariano Gonzalez, Sr. Elementary School Brownsville Independent School District Brownsville, TX Grades K-6 Principal: Billy J. Cobos WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 806 Latinx 99% Other 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 95% Students With Disabilities 14% English Learners 48% Students at Mariano Gonzalez Sr. Elementary School feel supported and valued by their teachers.  Students […]

ABUS Spotlight Dr. Ruben Gallegos Elementary School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Dr. Ruben Gallegos Elementary School Brownsville Independent School District Brownsville, TX Grades K-6 Principal: Theresa Villafuerte WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 532 Latinx 99% White 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 93% Students With Disabilities 16% English Learners 50% At Ruben Gallegos Elementary School, practically every lesson is designed to ensure that all students will […]

ABUS Spotlight A.X. Benavides Elementary School

A.X. Benavides

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT A.X. Benavides Elementary School Brownsville Independent School District Brownsville, TX Grades K-6 Principal: Sherry Stout WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 875 Latinx 98% Other 2% Free/ Reduced Lunch 89% Students With Disabilities 14% English Learners 28% From pre-kindergarten through grade five, educators at A.X. Benavides Elementary School model a shared focus on ensuring […]

ABUS Spotlight El Sol Science and Arts Academy

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT El Sol Science and Arts Academy Santa Ana Unified School District Santa Ana, CA Grades DL PK-8 Executive Director: Monique Daviss WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 1083 Latinx 95% Black 1% Asian 3% Other 3% Free/ Reduced Lunch 69% Students With Disabilities 5% English Learners 46% El Sol Science and Arts Academy is […]

ABUS Spotlight Mueller Charter School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Mueller Charter School Chula Vista Elementary School District Chula Vista, CA Grades K-12 Principal: Dr. Marisol Robledo WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 1083 Latinx 87% Black 3% White 7% Other 3% Free/ Reduced Lunch 88% Students With Disabilities 10% English Learners 45% Mueller Charter School students explained, “Our teachers care so much about […]

ABUS Spotlight Horace Mann Elementary School

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT Horace Mann Elementary Glendale Unified School District Glendale, CA Grades K-6 Principal: Rosa Alonso WEBSITE ENROLLMENT: 645 White 56% Latinx 38% Asian 5% Black 1% Free/ Reduced Lunch 89% Students With Disabilities 10% English Learners 56% At Horace Mann Elementary, students benefit from a consistent set of educational practices designed […]