St. Elmo Elementary School

Fourth Grade

Welcome to the St. Elmo Elementary 4th Grade Page!

Kristel Nichols, Courtney Odom, Yesenia Gomez, Rocio Ruiz

Welcome to the St. Elmo 4th grade page! We are very excited to be your child’s teacher and looking forward to having a great year together. This will be the 6th year Ms. Nichols and Ms. Ruiz will be working as a team. Ms. Nichols has been a teacher at St. Elmo for 14 years, and Ms. Ruiz has been here for 6 years. We are very fortunate to both have teaching assistants in our classrooms, Ms. Gomez and Ms. Odom.

Kristel Nichols
Conference: 8:15-8:55
Rocio Ruiz
Conference: 8:15-8:55


Mrs. Nichols' Schedule

Ms. Ruiz's Schedule


4th Grade Mighty Mustang Criteria

Students must not receive more than three 3s in the personal growth section of the report card and no 2s or 1s (this includes Art, Music and PE).

Students should not have any office referrals.


4th Grade Homework Policy

Students will receive up to 45 minutes of homework Monday-Thursday. This will include math, reading, spelling, or grammar. At times, special projects will be sent home that may require weekend time. Any work not completed during the school time may also be sent home for homework.


Grading Scale

  • 20% Participation
  • 30% Class Assignments
  • 50% Tests and Projects


Help out 4th grade!

Every dollar you donate helps our amazing fourth grade students and teachers! Donations will go for classroom supplies, field trips, professional development, building and grounds maintenance, and whatever needs are the most urgent at the time. 
Any amount will help! Your generosity is very much appreciated!

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