Elrod

Campus Information

Principal:
Mark Garcia
Vice Principal:
JoAnn Armenta
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.

November 18, 2014

Northside Schools & Offices are closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays and will reopen on Dec. 1.

November 14, 2014

Northside ISD is one of only two school districts in San Antonio to be named to the prestigious annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll by The College Board. Students earn college credit while in the high school Advanced Placement Program.

November 4, 2014
Northside ISD offers two information sessions about the changes in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Medicaid Waiver Program and the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Medicaid Waiver Program for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.