The McWhirter Elementary School is located in Webster, Texas. It operates a professional development laboratory school that provides professional development courses to students and faculty. The school s library offers access to books, periodicals, online databases and multimedia resources. It also consists of more than 10 workstations for card catalog searches, word processing and Internet access. The school s Web site provides a school-to-home portal that gives parents and students access to grades, attendance, homework assignments and school activities. It also helps students in organizing their schedules and accessing learning resources. The McWhirter Elementary School is a part of the Clear Creek Independent School District that was formed in 1948 and serves more than 10 municipalities in Galveston and Harris counties of Texas. It educates more than 35,000 students and employs over 4,000 people.