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About This School

Chester E. Jordan Elementary School is a public elementary school in El Paso. The principal of Chester E. Jordan Elementary School is MICHELLE AUBE BARTON, whose e-mail is sgrija03@sisd.net. 716 children attend Chester E. Jordan Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 34% of the Chester E. Jordan Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 76% of the 716 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 76% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Chester E. Jordan Elementary School is 19:1. Hurshel Antwine Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Video film production
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 87% 93%
White, non-Hispanic 8% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.5%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 74%
Limited English proficiency 34% 26%
Economically disadvantaged 76% 73%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    The teachers are passionate about teaching my son has had a great kinder and 1st grade experience. The school prides itself on it's anti-bullying program and it's safety I'm especially impressed with the drop-off and pick-up system given how many students are there.

  • (9 months ago)

    The school looks nice from outside. The teachers are not so great. I went to a parent/teacher conference and the teacher started arguing with the child in front of the parent. Then she started in on my child and I told her what she had said in an email to both my child and me when she realized she was wrong but never apologized. The students bully each other and the teachers listen to favorites. If they see your child suffering in school and they know they need help the faculty refuses until it's in writing and then they only read bits and pieces without fully understanding the issue at hand. A lot of attitude in the office and the incompetence in the attendance office is mind numbing. The guidance counselors are great but 2 people can only do so much. Needless to say my children would hace been better off learning from a homeless person than here.

  • (9 months ago)

    Do not send your child to this school. Children are out of control. Teachers have no control over the classrooms. My child was bullied by both the students and the teacher amd nothing was done. In the middle of a meeting two teachers spoke Spanish in front of me thinking I didn't know what they were saying. Not supportive of military families and what the children go through.

  • (10 months ago)

    Avoid this school at all cost! My children completed 2nd and 4th grades here and learned very little. A wasted year as far as their education goes. Absolutely zero communication on anyone's part (i.e. teachers administrators staff). Most were completely clueless about activities going on throughout the school year. Countless times we got the deer in the headlight stare. I would recommend homeschooling before I would recommend this sham of a public school. If I could rate zero stars I would.

  • (1 year ago)

    Mixed bag. Chester Jordan has some gifted truly devoted teachers and an excellent counselor. The building is nice but our experience with the administration was dismal. No PTA no community atmosphere. Candy is used as a reward in the classroom. Our family attended Chester Jordan for 1 year. One teacher worked with us closely to help our daughter flourish. The other seemed too busy getting other kids up to speed to make time for ours. Both kinder teachers worked together to recommend both our daughters be moved to 1st grade mid-year a transition that went smoothly at the time. The 1st grade teacher was firm and consistent although her communication with parents was poor. Our kids didn't learn very much but they loved school so we supplemented at home. On requesting their academic records we learned that the asst. principal had not done the paperwork to get our twins' grade placements updated. The new asst. principal did all she could during the summer to help us but it was too late and our daughters had to repeat 1st grade at their new school. The GT teacher was professional and knowledgeable. We heard about many instances of bullying despite efforts to reduce them.

  • (1 year ago)

    Absolutely amazing school! The principle and teachers go above and beyond to give the children the best school experience and do so while giving them top of the line teaching. Their level of commitment and attention to the students is top notch! We will be moving out of the area soon and will be extremely sad to leave Chester Jordan.

  • (4 years ago)

    Wonderful school. Friendly and safe environment. The thing I loved the most was if a staff memember saw someone w/o a visitor pass in the hall they'd stop and ask to help you. This made me feel that my PK student was in a safe environment. I can't say enough about the principle! I've never met one so engaged and accessible. She knows most if not all of the kids by names. The nurse is also a great help. The PK bus monitors are always friendly and do a good. We are moving and will not be attending next year.

  • (4 years ago)

    This school takes students' learning learning very seriously!! if you want to give your child the best chance of success CE Jordan is the place to go! the teachers integrate technology seemlessly and the students are engaged and motivated!!

  • (5 years ago)

    Its a new school and even though they are sharing facilities with another school they are well organizad. The principal its really involved with the students to the point that she knows most of their names. Over al I think its a good school

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