Campus Phone: (832)223-5500

Welcome to Carter Elementary!

​Home of the Coyotes!

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Upcoming Events

Feb. 15: Early Release day, 11:30 am

Feb. 18: LCISD Staff Develeopment Day - No School for students

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1: Read Across America Week (see The Howl for more details)

Mar. 8: Early Release Day, 11:30 am

Mar 11-15: Spring Break



Carter Master Schedule

Carter Master Schedule

Carter Daily Schedule

Breakfast: 7:00 - 7:30 am
Tardy Bell: 7:30 am
School Day: 7:30 am - 2:40 pm
Front Office: 7:00 - 3:30 pm

Traffic Flow Plan 

Carter ES Traffic Flow

Important Information

Transportation Changes

All transportation changes and notifications for early student pick up should be submitted to the front office by 2:00 pm.


Carter Tardy Policy

1st Tardy - Tardy notice sent home
2nd Tardy - Tardy notice sent home
3rd Tardy - Teacher contacts parent/written notice sent home
4th Tardy - Lunch or recess detention and a referral entered in Skyward/Administrator contacts parent
5th Tardy - Lunch or recess detention / a referral entered into Skyward and sent home
6th (plus) Tardy - After school detention/Family Support Specialist visits home OR contacts parent

Note: To be considered for perfect attendance, a students may only have 1 tardy (per 9 weeks) AND no absences.

**The tardy count starts at zero each 9-week grading period**

Tardy Parent Letter

To learn more about the Carter Tardy Policy please review the handout. 

Carter Dress Code

Tops: Solid color, collard (polo style, no logo) shirts in red, white, navy blue, black or hunter green and school approved Carter spirit shirts. 

Bottoms: Solid color navy blue, black, khaki or blue jeans, capris, shorts, skirts, skorts or jumpers. Jeans must be solid with no rips, tears, distressing or embellishments. 

Prospective Students

School tours are given on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-3:30 by appointment only.  Please call the front office if you are interested in touring Don Carter Elementary.