Kawas Elementary School, home of the Mighty Armadillos, is part of the Laredo Independent School District in Laredo, TX. Kawas is located on 2100 S. Milmo Ave, and services students of South Laredo. For the 2014-2015 academic year, Kawas received Distinction Designations for both Reading/ELA and Top 25% Student Progress from the Texas Education Agency.
Currently, Kawas services approximately 590 students offering both English and Bilingual education programs. Kawas is headed by Principal, Vanessa Ortegon, and Assistant Principal, Alberto Resendez.
Kawas Elementary School offers students academic and extra-curricular clubs including UIL, Chess Club, the Bully Busters Club and Athletics including basketball, volleyball and flag football teams.