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Have you been searching for the right elementary school for your children? Look no further. University Elementary School, founded in 1967, offers a comprehensive and engaging learning environment where your young children can thrive. We are a neighborhood public school and proud to be a part of our local community. We currently have over 1,000 students enrolled in our program, overseen by a dedicated staff of 140 caring adults.

When you choose University Elementary School for your child, you'll partner with a school that has received a remarkable number of awards given the growth they have seen in a short period of time. This is a direct result of the passion our parents, teachers, support staff, and students have for education and their community.

We invite anyone looking for an educational home for children between Pre-K and fifth grade to consider our program. We guarantee you will be impressed by the unique, high-energy and engaging learning environment you will find at UES. Our goal is to keep our students excited about learning and growing by fostering a non-traditional learning environment that includes a wide variety of extracurricular activities.

For more information, or to find out if University Elementary School is the right fit for you and your children, give us a call or stop by the school today!

Attention Parents:

Important Carpool Information!

If you come to school at 7:30 - YOU GET RIGHT IN - Almost NO wait time. PLEASE AIM FOR 7:30!!! NOT 7:45. PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF IN SECOND LANE WITHOUT A TEACHER OUT THERE - do not drop off before 7:15 - it is dangerous without teachers out there. No students should be crossing without an adult escort in carpool, no child should be left without adult supervision. We still have a lot of children arriving after 7:50, please try to get here earlier. They are missing important instruction! Thanks.

May 1 – 5LEAP Testing (3rd and 4th)
May 2Pre-K Field Trip
May 4Pre-K Field Trip
May 5LEAP Testing (5th)
5th Grade Yearbook Signing (1:30 – 2:30)
May 8 – 105th Grade Discoveries – NASA Trip
May 11FIELD DAY for Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade (9:00 – 11:00)
May 12FIELD DAY for 2nd and 3rd Grades (9:00 – 11:00)
FIELD DAY for 4th and 5th Grades (11:30 – 2:00)
May 15 – 19Class Parties - check with your child's teacher for day & time
May 165th Grade Graduation
May 17Pre-K Celebration (8:00)
Kindergarten Graduation (10:00)
May 18KONA Ice ($3)
May 19Last Day of School (students and teachers)
May 23Gifted Pre-K Informational Meeting (6:00)
May 26Last day for all medications to be picked up

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Explore the extracurricular activities we offer

Have you been looking for ways to engage your children outside of the classroom? We offer our students a wide variety of extracurricular activities to choose from. Our long list of clubs, sports and activities ranges from soccer to coding club, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to enjoy a well-rounded experience at University Elementary School. Browse the Extracurriculars page on our site for more information and to find the right fit for your children.

  • University Elementary School

    9900 Smitherman Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71115


    Call Us
    Phone: 318-797-2240
    Contact Kasie Mainiero: kmainiero@caddoschools.org
    Fax: 318-797-0894

    Mon: 7:30AM 4:00PM
    Tue: 7:30AM 4:00PM
    Wed: 7:30AM 4:00PM
    Thu: 7:30AM 4:00PM
    Fri: 7:30AM 4:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed