History & Facts
Our School Namesake
Cora Spencer was born February 6, 1909, in Lillian. She graduated from Texas Weslyan College in Fort Worth, and married William Spencer June 10, 1936.
Spencer comes from a family of educators. She is the niece to other Mansfield ISD namesakes Erma Nash and Elizabeth Smith.
She taught second and third grade for 35 years with 22 of those years devoted at Erma Nash Elementary. She dedicated a great part of her life to teaching.
“She was a lady, a teacher, a leader, and a friend to education in Mansfield and the surrounding communities,” said Nancy Neal, Spencer’s former student.
School Mascot - Broncos
School Colors - Red & Blue
Grades Taught - Kindergarten through 4th grade
Functional Life Skills Class
The Cora Spencer Elementary community commits to do whatever it takes for students to engage, learn, and succeed.
To positively impact the academic, social, and emotional growth of all students by:
Providing a safe and nurturing environment
Creating a collaborative community
Recognizing individual needs
Instilling positive character traits
Engaging in creative and innovative thinking
Utilizing varied research based instructional approaches
Promoting a positive school climate
Developing responsible, self-directed learners
Reaching the campus goal of achieving a higher commended rate on the state tests
Blazing a Trail to Success by Doing Our Very Best