Historic Timeline

1846 Webb Chapel School, Farmers Branch
1856 “Rainwater College,” Carrollton Union School, Carrollton
1890 The Carrollton Academy, Carrollton
1900 Carrollton School, Belt Line at Erie
1901 State of Texas authorizes establishment of local school districts
1902 Creation of the Carrollton Independent School District,
1903 Creation of the Farmers Branch Independent School District
1904 Farmers Branch School, Valley View Lane
1916 New Carrollton School (red brick building)
1918 Trinity Mills Common School District consolidates with Carrollton ISD
1936 Carrollton High School (current DeWitt Perry)
1948 Hackberry Independent School District consolidates with the Carrollton ISD
1951 Carrollton Elementary School
1954 Farmers Branch Independent School District consolidates with the Carrollton ISD
1955 Valwood Elementary School
1956 R. E. Good Elementary School
1959 Webb Chapel Elementary School
1960 Vivian Field Middle School
1962 R. L. Turner High School, Former Carrollton High School recognized as DeWitt Perry Junior High School
1963 School district’s name officially changed to Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
1964 Janie Stark Elementary School
1965 Central Elementary School
1967 Farmers Branch Elementary School (on Tom Field Road)
1968 Name of Webb Chapel Elementary School changed to Neil Ray McLaughlin Elementary
1971 L. F. Blanton Elementary School
1974 Woodlake Elementary School (now June R. Thompson Elementary School)
1975 Former Farmers Branch school building opened as Valley View Learning Center to house alternative high school program; Newman Smith High School; Dale B. Davis Elementary School; Country Place Elementary School
1978 McCoy Elementary School
1979 North Carrollton Junior High School
1980 Furneaux Elementary School
1981 Name of Valwood Elementary School changed to L. P. Montgomery Elementary School
1983 Rosemeade Elementary School; New district administration building opened on Perry Road; Special Education center opened in old administration building on Walnut Street
1985 Blalack Junior High School, Sheffield Elementary School
1986 Las Colinas Elementary School
1988 Name of North Carrollton Junior High changed to Dan F. Long Middle School
1989 E. L. Kent Elementary School; Sheffield Elementary School changed to Sheffield Primary School; Sheffield Intermediate School
1993 Charles C. McKamy Elementary School
1994 Annie Heads Rainwater Elementary School
1995 Name of Woodlake Elementary changed in honor of June R. Thompson, the school’s first principal
1996 Tom Landry Elementary School
1997 Ted Polk Middle School
1998 Creekview High School, Barbara Bush Middle School
2000 Riverchase Elementary School
2001 Kathryn S. McWhorter Elementary School
2002 Dave Blair Intermediate School
2002 Ranchview High School
2004 Bernice Chatman Freeman Elementary
2006 Early College High School opened on Brookhaven College Campus
2007 Community Learning Complex/CLC Pre-Kindergarten Center
2007 Kelly Pre-Kindergarten Center
2007 New L. F. Blanton Elementary School opens
2007 New Janie Stark Elementary School opens
2008 Nancy Strickland Intermediate School
2008 LaVillita Elementary School
2010 L. P. Montgomery School closed as an elementary school; Dave Blair Intermediate School changes names to Dave Blair Elementary School, becoming an elementary school serving grades K through  5
2010 CLC Pre-Kindergarten Center closed
2012 Pre-kindergarten classes no longer held at Kelly Center
2012 Community Learning Complex name changed to Educational Services Division Complex when the Division of Educational Services relocates to the building
2012 New R. E. Good Elementary School building opens.
2014 New Las Colinas Elementary opens; Old Building is demolished
2014 Freeman Elementary Additions
2016 La Villita Elementary Additions
2016 Bush Middle School Additions
2016 Ranchview High School Additions