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NISD's mission is to provide all NISD students who are eligible to ride the bus a safe, efficient, nurturing environment that supports the educational and extra-curricular objectives of the district.


Northside ISD continues to enforce its “No Shots, No School” policy. Texas law requires all public school children have current immunizations in order to attend class.

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School Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: Blue, White

Mission Statement:
Transform the learning of all students through high-quality instruction, while valuing diversity.

Transformar el aprendizaje de todos los estudiantes a través de una instrucción de alta calidad, valorando la diversidad.

Esparza Vision:
Every day, every Eagle grows in confidence, curiosity, capability and resilience.

Todos los días, cada Águila crece en confianza, curiosidad, capacidad y resiliencia.

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Migdalia Powers - Principal
I am Migdalia Powers, and it is my pleasure to serve as principal of Gregorio Esparza Elementary.

I started my career in education at a neighboring school district and taught 3rd and 4th grade for seven years. During that time I earned my M.A. in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at San Antonio. I joined Northside ISD in 2010 and taught at Hoffmann and Mireles Elementary. Four years later, I took on a new role as the Vice Principal at Mireles. In 2019, I was appointed principal at Henry Steubing Elementary.

My heart is now here at Esparza. It truly is an honor to serve our Esparza students, staff, and community. Together, we will ensure that all of our Eagles learn and reach their full potential.

Please don’t hesitate to call, email, or come in and visit. We truly believe that collaborating and partnering with our parents and community will enhance our students’ education.
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Elizabeth Puente - Associate Principal

The Associate Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at elizabeth.puente@nisd.net or by phone at (210) 397-1850.

Hello, my name is Elizabeth Puente, and I am extremely honored and proud to be the Associate Principal at Esparza Elementary.

I obtained both my bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). I began my career in education 11 years ago as a bilingual teacher where I taught PK and Kindergarten in a neighboring school district. I joined Northside in 2014 at Mead Elementary where I taught PK and 3rd grade. In 2017 I took on a new role as a Language Support Teacher at Leon Valley. In 2022, I joined Esparza as the Administrative Intern and proudly began to serve the students, staff, and community. Now, as the Associate Principal, I look forward to continuing my work alongside our Principal to help our students learn and reach their full potential.

I’m proud to be an eagle!

Hola, soy Elizabeth Puente y estoy extremadamente honrada y orgullosa de ser la nueva subdirectora de la primaria Esparza.

Obtuve mi bachillerato y mi maestría de la universidad de Tejas en San Antonio o UTSA como es conocido por sus siglas en inglés. Comencé mi carrera en educación hace 11 años como maestra bilingüe en un distrito cercano donde enseñé PK y Kinder. Me uní al distrito de Northside en el 2014 enseñando PK y tercer grado en la primaria Mead. Luego, en el 2017 tomé un cargo nuevo como maestra de apoyo del lenguaje en Leon Valley. En el 2022 me uní a Esparza como aprendiz administrativa y comencé a servir a los estudiantes, el personal, y la comunidad. De aquí en adelante como subdirectora continuaré mi trabajo al lado de nuestra directora para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes a aprender y alcanzar todo su potencial.

¡Estoy orgullosa de ser una aquila!

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