School nickname: Antelopes
701 E. Queens St.
Lubbock, TX 79403
Phone: (806) 766-1644
Principal: DeeDee Adkins
Feeds: Alderson Junior High School
in 1953, Arnett Elementary School is built in the shape of
a horseshoe with separate gymnasium facilities. A partial
renovation project was undertaken in 1970 after the southwest
wing of the school was damaged by a tornado. Two portable
buildings also are located on the campus.
Arnett is a part of the Early Literacy Collaborative with
Texas Tech and Ohio State universities. Additional teachers
support all students in kindergarten through the third grade.
One classroom is comprised of children aged 6 through 8 who
are encouraged to explore their world in a multi-age, non-graded
Each classroom is equipped with at least one Internet-connected
computer as well as two to three additional computers. A computer
lab offers students access to 21 Windows computers, four Power
Macintosh computers, scanners, printers and a digital camera.
Community and parental involvement is a hallmark of Arnett,
which is located in a close-knit neighborhood with a small-town
atmosphere. Parents of many of the students also attended
Arnett. Special events are held with the community in mind.
Celebrations include Diez y Deis de Septiembre and Cinco de
Mayo. Each grade level also hosts a number of brown-bag lunches
for teachers, parents and students.
Arnett is an alliance school. The faculty and staff are
dedicated to establishing meaningful relationships with the
parents and members of the community. Parent teacher association
programs primarily revolve around student performances and
a complete look at the state's report card for Arnett Elementary
School click here.