History & Facts
Our School Namesake
In 1988, Glenn Harmon was named after Mr. Glenn Mathis Harmon. Mr. Harmon began as a fifth-grade teacher in Mansfield in 1954. He became the principal of Erma Nash Elementary School three years later. He was promoted to director of personnel two years before his retirement in 1987. After his retirement, he would visit the school often and bring all the staff a red rose.
Glenn Harmon is a neighborhood school with a diverse population. Students represent approximately 25 different languages in the world. We serve children in pre k-4th grade, students with English as a second language, students with an individual education plan, and children identified as gifted and talented. We embrace our diversity and celebrate our differences, united in spirit!
The curriculum is a language rich, balanced-literacy approach focusing on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Students in all grades write daily and are expected to problem solve using a variety of methods.
Enrichment includes physical education, music, health education in a hands-on environment, art, and a character-building program called SUCCESS!
Technology is also a big part of our students' education. We have a complete IBM lab and a wireless lab that travels to the classroom. The labs and classrooms are connected to the Internet.
To empower students to take ownership of their learning by building positive relationships and engaging in quality instruction.
Glenn Harmon Pledge
Today, I will do more than I have to. I will treat others the way I want to be treated. I will not give up when things get hard. Today, I will become a better person, because I am a Harmon Hawk.
School Mascot - Hawk
School Colors - Red & Black
Grades Taught - Pre-Kindergarten through 4th grade
Teacher/Student Ratio - 1:22