Resaca Elementary

901 Filmore Street
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Phone: (956)982-2900 Fax: (956)982-2916

Schoolbo is an online reading program which is free for teachers. It will track student progress for next year.

5 Star Rating 2015

Thank You Parents and Teachers!! I am very proud to say that it is your dedication that our students succeed at our campus.

Report Card

Resaca Elementary has been awarded the book grant from the Molina Foundation! We received a book grant of 480 books (12 boxes).

Resaca Elementary is one of 22 schools in the United states to be selected as a finalist for the 2016 National Excellence in Urban Education Award!!! NCUST will be visiting Resaca to do their evaluation of the campus. They will be looking for evidence of high achievement, rigorous curriculum, excellent instruction, and enthusiastic student engagement.


Colleges!!!!The link above has a PowerPoint presentation on colleges around the United States. Please, download and look at the informative presentation

The Educational Results Partnership and the Institute for Productivity in Education has named seven BISD schools to the Inaugural 2015 Texas Honor Roll. Congratulations to Castañeda, Benavides, Breeden, Longoria, Ortiz, and Resaca Elementary Schools and the Brownsville Early College High Schools. The 2015 Honor Roll includes public elementary, K-8 and high schools that are recognized for demonstrating consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps. For high schools, Honor Roll recognition includes measures of college readiness in students. In its inaugural year, the Texas Honor Roll recognized 713 higher performing, higher poverty schools that are distinguished for their academic achievement and closing achievement gaps.

Resaca students have entered the pumpkin growing contest!!! We are excited to see how big our pumpkins grow.


Mission Statement

The mission of Resaca Elementary is to devote, bequeath and focus on academic excellence and give high expectations in order for each student to become college bound, successful and abiding members, citizens, and adults of society.


The Vision of Resaca Elementary is to have each of its students achieve their greatest potential and build a solid foundation for the future.

Student Pledge


School Namesake

Not all Brownsville schools are named for well known citizens or areas of the city. Resaca Elementary was opened in 1931 and named for the bodies of water often associated with Brownsville. An actual resaca was located east of the school until 1965. At that time, the Texas Department of Highways filled un the resaca as part of the construction of the U.S. 77-83.

School Mascot: Mighty Chiefs

School Colors: Royal Blue and White


Map and Zoning

This is the location of the our campus. The shaded area is the zoning for Resaca Elementary.


  • Triple Distinction Designation 2013
  • Gold Performance Acknowledgements-Reading, Math, Writing and Attendance
  • 2012 Pre-K Center of Excellence by the Texas Education Agency
  • T.E.A. Recognized Campus 2011 2011 Gold Performance
  • Acknowledgements from the Texas Education Agency
  • T.B.E.C. 2006 Honor Roll School
  • Title 1 Distinguished School Award-2001-2002
  • Texas Migrant Education Acknowledge Campus Award-2001-2002
  • Texas Monthly 5 Staff School-2000-2001 & 2001-2002

Campus Goals

  • 100% of students in 3rd-5th grades will pass STAAR Reading
  • 100% of students in 3rd-5th grades will pass STAAR Math
  • 100% of students in 4th grade will pass STAAR Writing
  • 100% of students in 5th grade will pass STAAR Science
  • 98.0% attendance rate shall be maintained
  • Student discipline Referrals will be reduced by 5%
  • There will be an increase in parental involvement

Federal Campus Report Card

TEA Ratings

State Campus Report Card

TEA Ratings

2016 TEA Campus Rating

In 2016, we had another successful year. We achieved five stars.

Report Card

2015 TEA Campus Rating

5 Stars!!! Again we did it!!! we got the maximum number of stars. Again, I would like to thank the parents, teachers, and students for all their hard work. Our campus couldn't have done it without you.

Report Card

Texas Academic Perfomance Report

TEA Ratings

Explanation of Performance Indices

Campus Improvement Plan


2015-2016 CIP

The 2015-2016 Campus Improvement Plan is designed to assist our campus to use our resources to target student/campus goals.

2016 CIP

2014-2015 CIP

This is our campus plan. This is how Resaca Elementary will use it's resources to fulfill student needs for the 2014-2015 school year.

2015 CIP

Parent Information

Parent News

Please contact teachers for any information

Student News

Reminder students are to wear white BISD logo or Blue Resaca polo shirts

Parent Meeting Info

Next Meeting


Care Partners

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