Our Mission

The staff of Lucy Mae McDonald Elementary School believes that educational excellence for all students demands a total team commitment. Our responsibility is to provide a safe and caring environment where students can become fluent readers, master challenging subject matter, successfully access information, and become problem solvers. McDonald Elementary is committed to developing in each student the academic skills, self esteem, and discipline that will allow them to be successful in school and throughout life.

TEA Releases Accountability Ratings
TEA Releases Accountability Ratings Ferris ISD received perfect marks in the 2016-17 financial accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency on Dec. 1, scoring 100 out of 100 and earning a “Superior” rating.
Inclement Weather Policy
With the winter season approaching, Ferris ISD would like to remind parents and community members of our procedures regarding school delays and closures, and the communication tools for weather announcements.