Elrod

Campus Information

Principal:
Mark Garcia
Vice Principal:
TBD
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:45pm
Phone: (210) 397-1800
Fax: (210) 706-7493
Year Open:
1988
School Mascot:
Eagles
School Colors:
Blue, Gold

Boundary Information

Bond Information

Construction funded by Bond 1985

Jimmy L. Elrod

8885 Heath Circle Dr
San Antonio, TX 78250

Namesake

Elrod Elementary was named for Jimmy L. Elrod, a former member of the State Board of Education who was also active in San Antonio civic, business, and educational communities. His civic activity includes two terms as President on North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

Elrod was a member of the Northside ISD School Board of Trustees from 1963-1969 and served as President two of those years. During these years, the District enrollment increased from 8,066 students to 19,092 students and five new schools were opened.

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Elrod Elementary was named for Jimmy L. Elrod, a former member of the State Board of Education who was also active in San Antonio civic, business, and educational communities. His civic activity includes two terms as President on North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

Elrod was a member of the Northside ISD School Board of Trustees from 1963-1969 and served as President two of those years. During these years, the District enrollment increased from 8,066 students to 19,092 students and five new schools were opened.

Elrod served on the State Board of Education from 1973-1982, where he was chairman of the Rules and Planning Committee and the Permanent School Fund Committee. He was appointed to the Governor’s Select Committee on Public Education where his efforts contributed to passage of the Education Reform Act of 1984 and a Constitutional Amendment permitting the Permanent School Fund to back local school district bonds.

Jimmy L. Elrod Elementary opened beginning in the 1988-89 school year. Elrod and his wife, Shirley, live in Northwest San Antonio and are frequent visitors to Elrod Elementary. Mr. & Mrs. Elrod are strong supporters and encouragers of Elrod Elementary staff and students and are much loved and respected in the Elrod community.

July 28, 2014

While one-on-one communication is the best, in a District as large as Northside ISD it is sometimes difficult. Because we want our parents to stay informed, NISD has several ways that parents and other interested citizens can stay informed about the successes and challenges of San Antonio’s premier school district, as well as news about their children’s schools.

July 28, 2014

More than 5,000 students still need updated immunizations before the start of the school year. Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2014-15 school year begins on Aug. 25.

March 3, 2014

It’s official! The students have voted and the Dr. Joe Bernal Middle School mascot will be the Black Knights. The school colors will be Black and Gold.