Carson

Campus Information

Principal:
Lori Shaw
Vice Principal:
Kasey Crick
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:45pm
Phone: (210) 397-1100
Fax: (210) 257-1103
Year Open:
1998
School Mascot:
Cowboys
School Colors:
Blue, White

Boundary Information

Bond Information

Construction funded by Bond 1995

James L. Carson

8151 Old Tezel Rd
San Antonio, TX 78250

Namesake

After growing up on a farm in Burnet County, Jim Carson went to college to obtain a degree in agriculture. However, his education was interrupted by a stint in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to school and got his teaching certificate in 1956 from Southwest Texas State Teacher's College. That same year, he started what would become a 35-year career as an educator in the Northside Independent School District. During his tenure, he served as Principal at five different elementary schools.

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After growing up on a farm in Burnet County, Jim Carson went to college to obtain a degree in agriculture. However, his education was interrupted by a stint in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to school and got his teaching certificate in 1956 from Southwest Texas State Teacher's College. That same year, he started what would become a 35-year career as an educator in the Northside Independent School District. During his tenure, he served as Principal at five different elementary schools.

Retired since 1989, Jim Carson fills his days doing woodworking projects, many of which end up in Northside schools. He also demonstrates his continued devotion to the children of Northside by volunteering and mentoring in schools and making weekly visits to his namesake school.

July 28, 2014 - Stay informed about your Northside schools

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.

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July 28, 2014 - 5,000 NISD children could miss out on first day of school because of missing shots

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.

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March 3, 2014 - We are the Bernal Black Knights!

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.

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