Acton Elementary School

Duncanville Independent School District

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Principal Message

  • Bowens

    January 8, 2019

    Greetings Acton Families,

     

    2019 is here! We are so excited about the teaching and learning at Acton this year. Thank you so much for sharing your child with us.  We encourage you to stay connection through the parent portal in Skyward with your child’s grades and keep open communication with your child’s teacher.  We are available by phone, email and scheduled conferences. 

    Acton is a place for teaching and learning.  Acton students are Anchored in Learning and we are providing numerous opportunities and experiences for our students.  We encourage you to partner with us by joining PTA which supports our students and teachers.  Our partnership with you is key to celebrate our teachers and students.   Additionally, our district has partnered with Right at School, which offers before school and afterschool daycare onsite.  Information is provided in our front office.

    Here are a few things we would like you to know.

    • Attendance is important EVERYDAY!!  Our instructional day starts at 8:00a.m. and ends at 3:30p.m.  It is our goal to limit tardies and absences this year. We know we can count on you to reach this goal!
    • Students may connect at home to the following programs.

               Smarty Ants (PK-2) Achieve 3000 (2-4grades)-through district webpage (Classlink)

               Think Through Math (3rd and 4th Grade)

    • STAAR Dates for 3rd and 4th Grade

               April 9, 2019-4th Grade Writing

               May 13, 2019-3rd and 4th Grade Math

               May 14, 2019 3rd and 4th Grade Reading

    ·        Please see the schedule below if you would like to enjoy lunch with your child or schedule a parent conference. All visitors must check-in at the front desk.

     

               Grade Level                  Lunch Time                                                   Conference Time
                    Pre-K                    10:00-10:30 (Monday)                                             12:00-12:50
                Kindergarten            10:30-11:00 (Monday)                                               1:00-2:00
                  1st grade                11:00-11:30 (Tuesday)                                               9:15-10:15
                  2nd grade               11:30-12:00 (Wednesday)                                         10:30-11:30
                  3rd grade                12:00-12:30 (Thursday)                                              2:00-3:00
                  4th grade                12:30-1:00 (Friday)                                                    8:15-9:15
     

    Thank you for all you do and if you have any questions or concerns please contact me at 972-708-2400.

     

    In Partnership,

    Ms. K. Bowens

    Principal

    Acton Elementary School

     

     Mrs. S. Rhodes

    Assistant Principal

    Acton Elementary School

     

     

School History

  • Acton

     

    Charles C. Acton Elementary opened in 1978, with an addition in 1980 and renovations in 2003.  The school was named for former superintendent Charles C. Acton (1945-1951).  The school serves grades PK-4.

     

    Charles C. Acton

    Charles C. Acton joined Duncanville ISD as superintendent in 1945. Born in Cooper, Texas, he graduated from Cooper High School and attended Thorp Springs Christian College. He received his BS from East Texas State Teachers College, a masters degree from Southern Methodist University, and did additional post-graduate work at the University of Houston. Mr. Acton served as principal and superintendent of schools in Delta and Wise counties before coming to Duncanville. He left the district in 1951, and is the namesake for Acton Elementary School.

     

     

     

School Information

  • 7095 West Wheatland Road
    Dallas 75249
    p. 972-708-2400
    f. 972-708-2424

     

    School Motto

    At Acton Elementary --

    We will Learn!

    We will Lead!

    We will Succeed!

    We ARE simply the best!

     

    Lema Escolar

    En la Escuela Primaria Acton---

    ¡Vamos a aprender!

    ¡Vamos a ser líderes!

    ¡Vamos a tener éxito!;

    ¡SOMOS simplemente lo mejor!

     

    School Mission Statement

    “To inspire and empower learners, one child, one achievement, one success story at a time!”

     

    District Mission Statement

    "Writing success stories, one student at a time."

     

    School Mascot

    Panthers

     

    School Hours


    8:00 am - 3:30 pm

     

    Campus Administrators


    Kyalla Bowens, Principal

    Shuntrice Rhodes, Asst Principal

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