PHOTO GALLERY: Ruben W. Hope, Jr. Elementary School to open in Conroe ISD on Aug. 11

Hope Elementary School will open Aug. 11. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hope Elementary School will open Aug. 11. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hope Elementary School will open Aug. 11. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The entryway to Hope Elementary features LED light fixtures. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Hope Elementary is the fourth two-story elementary school in Conroe ISD. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A plaque is in the entryway of every CISD school. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The front office has advanced security measures in place. Visitors must be scanned through multiple check points before gaining access to the building. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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All pre-K classes are in the front of the building. The pre-K students will have their own classrooms and playground structure. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The gymnasium at Hope Elementary has all new equipment and six basketball hoops. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The cafeteria at Hope Elementary features screens on the wall that will display food options. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A stage is located in the cafeteria of the new school. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The library is located off the cafeteria and debuts the red and silver school colors. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The school was named after Ruben W. Hope, Jr., a former state representative and board trustee. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
Ruben W. Hope, Jr. Elementary School, located at 14755 Granger Pines Way, Conroe, will open on Aug. 11 for the first day of the 2021-22 school year. The newest elementary school in the Caney Creek feeder zone was built due to the increasing student population in Conroe ISD and was paid for by the 2019 bond package, according to district officials.


Hope Elementary School’s colors are red and silver, and its mascot is a husky dog. It will serve grades K-4 and have a pre-K program as well.
Some of the newest features to the elementary school are sinks in classrooms, energy-efficient lighting, and enhanced safety and security. The 127,000-square-foot building can hold 1,000 students. www.hope.conroeisd.net
By Ally Bolender

Reporter, The Woodlands

Ally joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Ally covers education, local government, transportation, business, and real estate development in The Woodlands. Prior to CI, Ally served as news content manager of KTSW FM-89.9 in San Marcos, Texas.



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