Garwood Elementary School is a small, rural campus located southwest of Houston, Texas within Rice Consolidated Independent School District in Colorado County. This kindergarten through fifth grade campus provides an academic setting with high expectations, while focusing on the individual student's emotional, physical, cultural, and academic needs. Because the elementary years are critical times of development for students, the staff at Garwood Elementary creates personal relationships with students while collaborating with parents. There is an atmosphere of mutual respect and caring among the staff and students as expectations and challenges are delivered and achieved. By showing students that they are respected and cared for, Garwood Elementary is able to produce exemplary, well mannered, successful citizens for our society.