Welcome to Parker

Educating students. Changing lives.


Cynthia Ann Parker Elementary School in Houston, Texas, is a TEA Exemplary School committed to building the academic foundation and personal growth needed by all students for future success. But Parker’s contribution to your child’s future doesn’t stop with textbooks. As Houston’s original music magnet school, Parker has the honor of being named a Grammy Signature Elementary School.

Mission: To develop knowledge and character one child at a time.

Vision: To become the elementary school of choice in HISD.

Core Values:  High Expectations, Individuality, Progress and Achievement, Equity and Equality, Development of the Whole Child

Offering a variety of music instruction to students in kindergarten through fifth grade, Parker believes in the power of music to enlighten, enhance and educate.

Parker Elementary is proud of its accomplishments. 

  • American Choral Directors National Conference, Miami Florida - selected to perform
  • Capitol Rotunda Performance, Austin Texas
  • Concerts with the Houston Chamber Choir
  • Chorus Performance with the Doctor's Orchestra, Rice University
  • D.C. Festivals, San Antonio, Texas
  • Odyssey of the Mind, Regional and Wold Competition
  • Energy Magazine Opening Breakfast for the Off Shore Drilling National Conference 
  • HISD Winter Fest
  • OAKE - Organization of American Kodaly Educations National Conference, Dallas, Texas - selected to perform
  • Performances for Political Dignitaries
  • Performances at Minute Maid Park for Houston Astros games
  • Spring in the Park Festival, San Antonio, Texas -Outstanding Performance Award
  • Suzuki Association National Conference, Chicago, Illinois
  • Suzuki of the Americas National Conference, Minneapolis, MN
  • Texas Music Educators Convention, San Antonio, Texas

Parker’s success is largely attributable to the involvement and generosity of our teachers, parents, and surrounding community. We encourage you to learn more about our volunteer opportunities or to come visit us.

Parker Elementary is a 501 c3 registered non-profit.

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