Ortega Elementary

Our Programs

Awards and Recognitions

2018-2019 ​
Mayor’s Health and Fitness Council (MHFC) Exemplary School Award

2017-2018
Academic Distinction in Science

Academic Distinction in Closing Performance Gaps

Academic Distinction in Post-secondary Readiness

2016-2017
Academic Distinction in Student Progress

Academic Distinction in Closing Performance Gaps

Academic Distinction in Post-secondary Readiness

2015-2016
Academic Distinction in Closing Performance Gaps

Academic Distinction in Post-secondary Readiness

2014-2015
Academic Distinction in Science

Academic Distinction in Closing Performance Gaps

Academic Distinction in Post-secondary Readiness

2013-2014
Academic Distinction in Reading/ELA

Academic Distinction in Mathematics

Academic Distinction in Closing Performance Gaps

Gold Ribbon School, Children at Risk

2012-2013
Academic Distinction in Reading/ELA

2011-2012
Gold Performance in Writing

Gold Performance in Mathematics

Gold Performance in Reading

2009-2010
Texas Exemplary School

2008-2009
Texas Exemplary School

2008
Best Public Schools in Texas, Texas Monthly Magazine

Texas Recognized School

2007
Texas Recognized School Gold Performance in Writing, Texas Education Agency

Gold Performance in Mathematics, Texas Education Agency

2006
Texas Recognized School Gold Performance in Writing, Texas Education Agency

Gold Performance in Mathematics, Texas Education Agency

2005
Gold Performance in Writing, Texas Education Agency

2004
Gold Performance in Writing, Texas Education Agency

2003
Texas Recognized School

2002
Texas Recognized School

2001
Texas Recognized School

2000
Texas Successful School

1993-1994
National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Department of Education

Award for Progress in Quality, Greater Austin Quality Council

1994
Ryder Schools of Excellence Hispanic Magazine

1993
Overall Excellence America’s Best Elementary Schools, Redbook Magazine

Texas School of Excellence, Texas Education Agency

1991-1994
Next Century School, R.J.R. Nabisco Foundation