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  • Silver Lake Reads Program Has Begun!


    The GCISD Reads program runs from June 1 - May 1. Students record the pages or books they read using the recording sheets below!

    K-2 - 1,500 pages
    3-5 - 2,500 pages
    K-2 - 100 Books
    3-5 - 25 Books


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  • Silver Lake is an Experience Design Campus!


    Teachers meet and plan experiences that help build a memories that our students can link further knowledge to.



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  • Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year!


    Ms. Perkins, kindergarten teacher, was named Teacher of the Year this year! Mrs. Armstrong, parent liaison, was named Paraprofessional of the Year! We love them both at Silver Lake.


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  • Virtual Reality using Google Expeditions!


    Students in grades 3-5 got to experience virtual reality using Google Cardboard and the app Google Expeditions. They visited volcanoes, the Grand Canyon, Philadelphia, the Moon, Yellowstone and Yosemite National parks and many more places!


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  • About Experiences at Silver Lake


    Teacher testimonials about Experience Design:

    "Students were engaged and parents commented about how excited their children were to come to school and that they came home smiling from the positive learning experience."
    "Our experiences help to strengthen the learning of our students. They provide them with opportunities to engage and advance their understanding."
    "It is a lot of work..., but the effort is completely worth it. Our kids benefit in so many ways and we build great relationships with our kids."
    "Students really take ownership of the learning with the experience design projects and we as teachers enjoy the experience as well."

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  • Fourth Grade Dramatic Literature Experience





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  • First Grade Experience


    First graders walked to Lake Grapevine to experience freshwater!


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  • Fourth Grade Play Preparations


    Students visited Grapevine High School to see a play and then were taught from the student actors about dramatic literature.


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  • Fifth Grade Experience



    Students experienced the life of a British colonist. They were able to choose which of the original colonies they wanted to travel to, a captain for their journey, supplies for the trip, and much more!



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  • Fourth Grade Experience



    Fourth graders participated in a interdisciplinary study of fossils of Texas, coordinate grids, and physical properties of objects. 

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  • Second Grade Experience



    Students walked to Main Street in Grapevine to learn about all the city's landmarks and history in small groups.


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  • Silver Lake: A GCISD Experience Design School


    With Silver Lake's focus on Experience Design, we are looking with a lens of providing a complete experience for students: an environment that provides for choice, engagement and differentiation, a day to day positive experience that fosters a life-long desire to learn, along with multidisciplinary experiences that incorporate community resources with unique opportunities.


    Marshmallow       3rd



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  • Experience Design Campus

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  • Experience Design Prepares our Shooting Stars for the Future! 


    GCISD's Portrait of a Graduate

    P O A G

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  • Planning Experiences


    Teachers use the Intentional Design Process to plan experiences. The experience adds depth to the students' learning.


    IDP for ExD

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Welcome to Silver Lake Elementary School - Where Experiences Empower Learners! We are an Experience Design and Dual Language school full of teachers passionate about teaching, learning, providing education experiences, and serving their students and community. Silver Lake is THE place to be for Redefining Education. #sleTHEplacetobe
Silver Lake Office 817-251-5750
Fax: 817-329-4536
Hours: 7:15-3:30
Silver Lake is a Title I school. (Learn more about Title 1)
Quick Facts:
  • School Colors - Blue, Green & Silver
  • Mascot - Shooting Stars
  • Enrollment - 600
  • Year Opened - 1995
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Campus Announcements

  • 2017-2018 Registration


    Online Registration for 2017-2018 New Students entering kindergarten is open now. You can access Online Enrollment by going to our district website at Locate "find it fast" on home page and then click on "Student Registration". It is critical to make sure you choose "2017-2018" school year. New students entering first through fifth grades may begin enrolling on July 18th!
    Returning student registration will open July 25th and you will access this through your Skyward Family Access. Do not complete new student registration for a returning GCISD student.  This will result in you having to redo the registration again under Returning Student Skyward Online Enrollment. 
    Parents/guardians of New Students will also need to come to Silver Lake on August 2 (8am-1pm & 2pm-6pm)
    Please bring your child/children:
    Birth certificate
    Social Security Card
    Current Shot record
    2016-2017 report card
    Proof of Residency
       * current lease
         or property tax document
       * current utility bill
       * If these documents are in someone else's name, that person will need to personally appear with the above mentioned Proof of Residency paperworkto have an Affidavit of Residency completed.
    Returning Student Online Enrollment opens July 25
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  • Order Your School Supplies Online!


    Online ordering for next year's school supply packs has started. The deadline to order is June 26th! Go to the EPI Website and enter our school ID: SIL013 (3 letters/3 numbers). Students will receive their school supplies at Meet the Teacher Night. Order Now! 


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  • Parent Star News

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  • Summer Enrichment Registration


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District Announcements

  • Special Programs Applications

    Interested in applying to one of our Special ProgramsApply Online!
    Applications received in this second round will be added to program waitlists or placed in available seats in the order received.

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  • STAAR / STAAR EOC Results Update

    All STAAR results from the spring 2017 administration will be released throughout the summer to parents using the Texas Education Agency Student Data Online Portal. The portal will open on June 2 for STAAR End of Course Exams (EOCs) and then June 14 for all remaining exams. STAAR 5th/8th Grade (Math and Reading) exams have already been released and are available online. Learn more...

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  • Cannon Construction Updates

    Interested in the Construction Updates for Cannon Elementary: A GCISD STEM School? Visit our Cannon Construction page to sign up for alerts and learn more about the process.

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