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Mrs. Tammy Betancourt

Hello and welcome to 1st grade! I am excited to be here at James Street Elementary and am looking forward to an exceptional year with your student. This is my first year teaching and I am honored to be working with such dedicated professionals at the best school in the best school district.  I am personally committed to achieving excellence in our classroom and am looking forward to a fun and rewarding year, and seeing outstanding results from all of my students.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Houston Downtown, and I have three children and five beautiful grandchildren. I am an avid gardener and enjoy hunting and fishing and spending time with my family. 

You can reach me via email at or by phone at 936-653-1187. My conference period is 10:00 AM to 10:55 AM.