Hernandez Elementary

Hernandez Elementary School boundaries exist along Highway 84/285.  The school community extends to the south along Prince Drive for about three miles north and to Medanales for about six miles.  The school serves kindergarten through sixth grade students with a student population from 185-200.  The school site maintains one-two classrooms per grade level during most school years.

During the summer months, Hernandez Elementary School, provides summer tutoring through our K-3 plus program.


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I would like to take this time and welcome everyone back for the 2014-2015 school year. I am pleased to announce that our school earned a "B" School Grade through the New Mexico Department of Public Education.  

Hernandez Elementary School has a Staff that is committed to provide the best education for your child.  Our students are provided with a rigorous curriculum that will help them become life long learners.  

Hernandez Elementary School is looking for parent volunteers to provide support in our classrooms and with the "Parent Support Committee".  Please call us at 505-753-4008 for more information.









 

Upcoming Events

Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/23/2016 @ 1:00 am

Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/24/2016 @ 1:00 am

Teacher In-Service Training, Certain Schools - 05/25/2016 @ 1:00 am

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School Office Contact Information

Phone: 505-753-4008 

Fax: 505-753-8381

Physical Address:
State Road 84/285 #1934B
Espanola, NM 87532

Mailing Address:
714 Calle Don Diego
Espanola, NM 87532

Principal:
Ruben Salazar
ruben.salazar@k12espanola.org

Office Manager:
Veronica Ortiz
veronica.ortiz@k12espanola.org

Counselor:
Joanna Trujillo
joanna.trujillo@k12espanola.org

Nurse:
TBA

School Staff 2015-2016

  • TBA Kindergarten
  • Helen Salazar- First Grade helen.saalazar@k12espanola.org
  • Joann Martinez-Second Grade joann.martinez@k12espanola.org
  • Victor Romero- Third Grade victor.romero@k12espanola.org
  • Melanie Martinez-Fourth Grade melanie.martinez@k12espanola.org
  • Pamela Gallegos-Fifth Grade pamela.gallegos@k12espanola.org
  • Fanny Castillo-Sixth Grade fanny.castillo@k12espanola.org

School Hours & Schedule

7:45

Staff report to work

7:50-8:25

Staff report to duty stations

Breakfast for students

8:30

Instruction Begins

11:10-11:30

11:30-11:45

Kinder & 1st grades in the gym to eat lunch

Kinder & 1st grades on the playground for recess break

11:30-11:45

11:45-12:00

2nd & 3rd grades in the gym to eat lunch

2nd & 3rd grades on the playground for recess break

11:45-12:00

12:00-12:15

4th 5th, & 6th grades in the gym to eat lunch

4th 5th, & 6th grades on the playground for recess break

2:45-3:00

Dismissal for students

3:20

Dismissal for staff

 

Mission Statement

Hernandez Elementary School believes that everyone in the community has a responsibility to support, guide, and respect one another.  The staff and parents are committed to providing all students with academic skills in the core areas to become successful in school and life endeavors.

Vision

Hernandez Elementary School and our community believe in high academic standards and recognize and promote educational challenges and opportunities to assure learning for life.

Principal's Message

I would like to take this time and welcome everyone back for the 2014-2015 school year. I am pleased to announce that our school earned a "B" School Grade through the New Mexico Department of Public Education.  

Hernandez Elementary School has a Staff that is committed to provide the best education for your child.  Our students are provided with a rigorous curriculum that will help them become life long learners.  

Hernandez Elementary School is looking for parent volunteers to provide support in our classrooms and with the "Parent Support Committee".  Please call us at 505-753-4008 for more information.


School Information

Established: 1969

Mascot:Pirate


School Colors: Black, Red, White


Grades Served:
Kindergarten- Sixth

School Grade:
2015-2016 : TBD
2014-2015: 055_059_ESPANOLA_PUBLIC_SCHOOLS_HERNANDEZ_ELEMENTARY__SG_2014.pdf
2013-2014: 055_059_ESPANOLA_PUBLIC_SCHOOLS_HERNANDEZ_ELEMENTARY_SchoolGrading_2013.pdf
2012-2013: 055_059_ESPANOLA_PUBLIC_SCHOOLS_HERNANDEZ_ELEMENTARY_SG2012_9_25.pdf

School Calendar & Important Dates

First Day of School:

August 13- Staggard Start (Grades 1,3,5, 7 and 9 ONLY)

August 14- Staggard Start (Grades K,2,4,6,8,10,11,12 ONLY)

August 17- All students

Early Release Days (In-Service)

9/23, 10/14, 11/14, 1/20, 2/12, 2/25, 5/27
Release time:
Elementary Schools: 12:00PM
Secondary Schools: 12:20PM

Early Release Days (Parent Teacher Conferences):
October 14 2015 & February 25, 2016
Release time:
Elementary Schools: 12:00PM
Secondary Schools: 12:20PM
Conference time:
Elementary Schools: 1:00-4:00PM
Carlos Vigil MS: 3:00-6:00PM
Espanola Valley HS: 4:00-7:00PM

Full Day In-Services (No School for Students):
8/10, 8/11, 9/4, 10/2, 12/4

Holidays (No School for Students and School Staff):
8/12, 9/7, 10/12, 11/11, 11/25-27, 12/21-1/1, 1/6, 1/18, 2/25, 3/7-11, 3/25

Interim Progress Reports (To be sent Home):
September 14, November 16, February 1, and April 18

EVHS Graduation:
May 21

Last Day of School:
May 27 Early Dismissal
Elementary Schools: 12:00PM
Secondary Schools: 12:20PM

Dress Code & Supply List

School Supply/Uniform Dress 2015-2016 

The District encourages that our students take pride in their attire as it relates to the school setting.  Students should dress in a manner that takes into consideration the educational environment, safety, health, and welfare of self and others.
Students must wear appropriate clothing and shoes at all times.  Sagging pants/shorts will not be worn in school premises or during school activities, this includes spandex or tight fitting attire.  Half length or bare midriff shirts/blouses, muscle shirts, or anything exposing body parts are prohibited.

El Districto anima a estudiantes que tomen orgullo en su traje mientras que se relaciona con el ajuste de la escuela.
Los estudiantes deben de usar la ropa y los zapatos apropiados toda las veces.  Los pantalones que ceden/ los cortocircuitos ni el disefio de la manera de pantalones que ceden o de cortocircuitos ne seran usados en premisas de las escuela o durante actividades de la escuela.
Los estudiantes ne deben usar las camisetas, las tapas del tanque, las tapas del halter.  Gracias para su ayuda.

School Supply List:Supply List 2015 -2016_HERNANDEZ-letterhead.docx

Student Handbook

Hernandez Elementary School Handbook:
Student Handbook 09-10 Final (2).doc

Code of Conduct:
Hernandez Discipline Referral.docx

Policy Portal Link:
NMSBA - All Manuals, powered by CTS z2.htm

School Safety Plan

Hernandez Elementary School Safety Plan:
Hernandez Safe School Plan.docx

Parent & Community Involvement

TBA

Accreditation and Quality of Education

Hernandez Elementary School Accreditation Report:
Audit findings (Hernandez).pdf

Hernandez Elementary School Quality of Education Survey:

Board Reports


August 2013

September 2013

October 2013

November 2013

December 2013EPS Board Dec 2013.docx

January 2014EPS Board Jan 2013.docx

February 2014EPS Board Feb 2014.docx