Sam Houston’s Commitment Sam Houston Elementary is committed to building tomorrow's leaders one student at a time. We will value, motivate and educate our Raven family by providing engaging and meaningful experiences that instill a passion for life-long learning and service in a safe environment. We will build relationships with every student. We will encourage and develop every child’s individual strengths to maximize his or her potential. We will teach all students to set and achieve goals, and work through their mistakes, to promote confidence, self-motivation and independent thinking.