Elrod

Campus Information

Principal:
Daisy Whisenant
Vice Principal:
Mark Garcia
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.

Dec. 2 - Graduation dates for 2014 announced

Graduation dates for 2014 announced: http://www.nisd.net/news/articles/53469

Aug. 28 - Senior citizens can stay connected with the Northside Gold Card

Senior citizens can stay connected with the Northside Gold Card: http://www.nisd.net/news/articles/53108

Feb. 28 - All elementary schools get surveillance cameras

All Northside elementary schools will have digital security surveillance cameras and access controls installed over the next 18 months. The $13.4 million project was approved by voters in the School Bond 2010 election. In the wake of the recent shootings at a Connecticut elementary school, this project takes on added urgency. [read more...]

Feb. 28 - Kinder Roundup, April 15-19, 2013

Kinder Roundup will be held in April. Click here for more information and locations.