ELF Academy

The 21st Century Early Learning Foundations Academy is a collaboration between the Weslaco Independent School District and the Hidalgo County Head Starts, Teaching and Mentoring Communities Migrant Seasonal Head Start as well as local Daycares. The school district sends a certified school teacher to the various lo­cations to work with 3 and 4 year olds. The district's objective is to prepare all students academi­cally for public school education. Weslaco I.S.D. currently has 9 teachers serving 320 students in the various sites.



For translation of the Campus Improvement Plan, please contact the principal's office at 969-6620. Ms. Olivares, ELF Counselor, is the person who serves as the translator at Early Learning Foundations Academy.

El Plan De Logros de la Academía Fundacíon de Aprendizaje Temprano puede ser traducido al espaῆol. Por favor comuniquese con la consejera, Ms. Olivares, al numero (956)969-6620, si tiene preguntas tocante este servicio.

2019 Student Handbook
2019 Student Handbook (spanish)

2019 Student Code of Conduct
2019 Student Code of Conduct (spanish)


Parental Involvement

Participating Head Starts

Weslaco Head Start 1

310 North Kanas
Weslaco, Tx- 78596
Manager: Natalia Salas
Teachers: Alma Marines, Janae Cardenas

Weslaco Head Start 111

6 1/2 W. Expressway 83
Weslaco, Texas 78596
Manager: Nelda Sanchez
Teachers: Susana Gonzalez, Olivia Hernandez, Denise Camargo

La Estancia Head Start

3601 East Mile 8 North
Weslaco, Texas 78596
(956) 514-5492
Manager: Olga Rubio
Teacher: Celinda Musanje

La Herencia Head Start

R.R. 3 Box 3059
Mercedes, Texas 78570
(956) 514-4828
Manager: Olga Rubio
Teachers: Olga Rubio, Nalley Mandujano, Olivia Hernandez

Participating Daycares

Children's Depot #2

1800 N. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, Texas 78599
(956) 968-2322
Owner: Melinda Vasquez
Teacher: Doraly Hernandez

Kidz Kingdom Play & Learning Center

723 N. Padre Ave.
Weslaco, Texas 78596
(956) 647-5262
Owner: Mirta Trejo
Teacher: Doraly Hernandez

Participating TMC Center

Teaching and Mentoring Communities Migrant Seasonal Head Start

2711 S. Bridge Ave.
Weslaco, Texas 78596
(956) 969-3066
Manager: Julissa Ramirez
Teachers: Jennifer Calvo

Early Learning Academy Foundation Office
S.F. Austin Complex
400 South Oklahoma
Portable #10
(956) 969-6620
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Principal: Jennifer Luna
Secretary: Mr. Louie Fernandez
Data Entry Clerk: Mrs. Nidia Regalado
Dr. Priscilla Canales, Superintendent of Schools