Scobee

Campus Information

Principal:
Ron Tatsch
Vice Principal:
Karen Johnson
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:45pm
Phone: (210) 397-0700
Fax: (210) 561-5076
Year Open:
1987
School Mascot:
Challengers
School Colors:
Blue, White, Silver

Boundary Information

Bond Information

Construction funded by Bond 1985

F. R. Scobee

11223 Cedar Park
78249 San Antonio , TX

Namesake

Scobee Elementary School was the first school named in honor of F. R. "Dick" Scobee, the commander of the Challenger Space Shuttle Crew.

Scobee was born a May 19, 1939. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1957 and was stationed at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio. He was accepted as an astronaut candidate by NASA in 1978. He was pilot on the STS 41-C in 1984, logging a total of 168 hours in space during the mission. He then served as spacecraft commander of the Orbiter Challenger, which exploded during launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Jan. 28, 1986.

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Scobee Elementary School was the first school named in honor of F. R. "Dick" Scobee, the commander of the Challenger Space Shuttle Crew.

Scobee was born a May 19, 1939. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1957 and was stationed at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio. He was accepted as an astronaut candidate by NASA in 1978. He was pilot on the STS 41-C in 1984, logging a total of 168 hours in space during the mission. He then served as spacecraft commander of the Orbiter Challenger, which exploded during launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Jan. 28, 1986.

Scobee was chosen as the school's namesake not only because he was a hero who challenged us to "reach for the stars," but also because he had many personal ties to San Antonio.

April 23, 2015

NISD schools & offices will be closed Friday, April 24 for the Battle of Flowers Holiday. 

March 28, 2013

Schools and Offices will be closed for Easter Break, Friday, April 3 and reopen April 6.