Denton ISD trustees unanimously voted to approve a location near Paloma Creek South as the site for the district’s 23rd elementary school, which will likely open in 2016.
Located in the eastern portion of the district in the U.S. Highway 380 corridor, the proposed elementary school was approved by voters as part of the 2013 Denton ISD bond package. The site is located just south of the future location of the district’s fourth comprehensive high school on Navo Road. If construction on the elementary and high school progress as planned, they will both open in time for the 2016-17 school year.
Paloma Creek South has consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing areas in the district, as has the 380 corridor as a whole. The roughly 15-acre site for Elementary No. 23 was donated by Denton 380 Associates, the developer of Paloma Creek South.
In November, voters approved the district’s $312 million bond package, with $50.9 million of that amount slated for Denton ISD’s 23rd and 24th elementary schools. The district’s 22nd elementary school, Adkins, opened this year using funds approved in the 2007 bond package.