Principal Corner

Steve Crawford photoPrincipal
Steve Crawford

Email: steve.crawford@leanderisd.org
Phone: (512) 570-7200


“Reagan Elementary is a collaborative community of learners where innovation & tradition collide to develop and personalize instruction to ensure learning for all.”

Hi Raylanders,

I am pleased to serve as your Principal for the 8th full year. As many of you know, I also served as Assistant Principal at Cox Elementary giving me another 5 years to serve our community.  So, currently, I have served 13 years in this community. I am committed to work for you, your child(ren) and your family to consistently improve and provide the very best school experience.

We will focus on instruction and, more specifically, working to provide challenge for all. This includes both intervention AND challenge for all children. We will critically look at our student data, assessment processes, and instructional methods to inform student ownership and acquisition of learning through our weekly Professional Learning Community (PLC) meetings.

We are continuing the commitment to our mission this year through refining our current PLC systems and processes. In addition, we are proud to provide additional enrichment/challenge opportunities during our shared intervention times to give all kids the opportunity to experience things like a garden club, video editing club, and Spanish language introduction during the school day in grades 3-5…just to name a few.

Also, look forward to the numerous community engagement opportunities through many of our school and PTA events such as New Family Orientation, Open House, Back to School Night, Science Night, Art Night, Thanksgiving Lunch, International Fair, Carnival and the list goes on. Of course, we will send out emails with upcoming events and don’t forget that you can check the website.

Did I mention some of the other enrichment opportunities like Spelling Bee or Math Pentathlon? I could continue on and on…like, for example, did you know that this community supports education and Reagan that rivals any community anywhere? Well, you do, we do, and it shows in the faces of your children and we love to serve all our families!

We are so proud to work alongside you with such a highly skilled staff to serve the whole child through our culture of kindness, inclusion, and challenge for all as they enter, move, and exit Reagan Elementary in preparation for college and career readiness.

Welcome to ... THE REAGAN ELEMENTARY ... aka RAYLAND!

We look forward to serving you and your family!

Kind Regards,

Steve Crawford
Principal

News & Announcements

Field Day Date
Field Day is May 3rd
04/17/2019
Field Day schedules will be coming soon. Stay tuned...
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Watch D.O.G.S. Bike Rodeo Re-Scheduled
04/12/2019
The Watch D.O.G. Bike Rodeo has been re-scheduled for May 19. The Rodeo will be at Gupton Stadium from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. To see the new flier or link to the Facebook page click READ MORE.
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What is Summer Reading for All?
03/05/2019
Research shows that student reading scores drop between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next. This has been dubbed the "Summer Slide." For more information on how you can help fight the Summer Slide click READ MORE.
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Reagan Elementary Kinder Registration
02/27/2019
Mark your calendars! Reagan Elementary Kinder Registration will be Thursday, April 25 from 7:30 a.m - 6:30 p.m. For more information on what to bring click READ MORE.
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Yearbook Orders - UPDATED
02/26/2019
Yearbook orders are due by May 14. This ALL COLOR yearbook will capture the memories of this year. The yearbook price is $25.00 and yearbooks will be delivered in May. For information on how to order click READ MORE.
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Attendance Zoning 2020–21
Trustees submit 2020–21 zoning scenario for discussion at public hearings
04/05/2019
The process for adjusting attendance zones for schools in the 2020-21 school year hit another milestone with the Board selecting Scenario D to be presented at two community meetings on April 8 and April 10.
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Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Set for 4/24, 4/25
03/13/2019
We are excited to welcome our newest students in preparation for the 2019-20 school year!
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Middle School Attendance Zoning Process
Discussions continue on attendance zoning with the opening of Danielson Middle School
03/08/2019
The Board will see an additional 2020–21 attendance zone scenario during its April 4 meeting after discussing Scenario B, which focused on keeping student groups together from middle to high school and relieving crowded schools.
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