Applications are being accepted at Hudson PEP Elementary School for the 2012-13 school year. Hudson PEP is a district-wide school in Longview ISD for students who perform in the average to above average range in grades 1-5.
The goal of Hudson PEP is to develop the whole child – academically, socially, creatively, physically and morally. A planned enrichment program (PEP) is part of the curriculum and an integrated character education program, highly involved parental support, nurturing staff and motivated students help form the foundation for strong self confidence.
Students have the opportunity to participate in music, art, physical education and computer with certified teachers in all grades.
The program also includes a hands-on science program and an introductory Spanish class for fifth graders. Additionally, in fifth grade, students may participate in band or choir.
A strings program is offered for students in grades 3-5.
Each student who applies to attend Hudson PEP will be given an achievement test and an aptitude test. Parents who are interested in having their kindergarten child tested should apply on or before Feb. 24. Other grade levels should apply by May 10. A tour/parent information meeting is set for 9 a.m. at 1311 Lilly Street on Feb. 7.
Hudson PEP Elementary School has been rated among the state’s top schools by Texas Monthly magazine for eight consecutive years and has achieved Exemplary status for high performance on state-mandated testing for 16 straight years. Hudson has also received many awards for academics, musical talent, and character. Applications and additional information about Hudson PEP are available on the campus Web page at, or by calling (903) 803-5100/5123.