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Flores-Zapata Elementary

Know About Us

R. C. "Fito" Flores
-  Attended Sam Houston Elementary, Edinburg Jr. High and graduated from Edinburg EHS, 1948
-  Lettered in high school sports from 8th-12th grades
-  Served in the United States Air Force - Stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio
-  Graduated from Pan American College and played baseball for the Broncs
-  Taught History and coached various sports from 1954-1969
-  Became an Assistant Principal at EHS, 1967
-  Named EHS  Principal, 1970
-  Director of Secondary Education & Administration Assistant to Superintendent (1975-1987)
Georgina Reyna Flores, Widow
Bobby Flores, Son
Mike Flores, Son
Lucy Flores-Sanchez, Daughter
Mark Anthony Zapata
-  Born in Edinburg, however, raised throughout U.S. with father's military service
-  1995 Edinburg North High School Graduate Band Member in middle school and high school
-  Volunteer/Substitute at Stephen F. Austin and St. Joseph School (shared his love for music)
-  Served in Iraq and seven years in the military with Fort Hood's 1st Calvary Division
-  Posthumously awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service
Daniel Zapata, Father
Ninfa Zapata, Mother
Michael Zapata, Brother
Christy Rene Zapata, Sister


Senior Walk 2023

Join us at Flores/Zapata Elementary to walk the halls of your alma mater while younger students and staff cheer you on!
Tuesday, June 1st at 12:00 p.m.

We Are The Best

Texas Education Agency - "A" Report Card Grade 2021 - 2022  
Texas Education Agency - "A" Report Card Grade 2018 - 2019  
Texas Education Agency - "A" Report Card Grade 2017 - 2018
Texas Education Agency - High Performing Reward School 2013 - 2016
T.E.A Accountability System - 2013 - 2017 Met Standard with Distinction
T.E.A. Accountability System - Recognized School 2010 - 2011

Facts & Numbers

  • 100% Graduation Rate
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