Present/Former school buildings

History About Former/present School Buildings:

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Bartlett Elementary School  (renamed Racho #2) (9550 Monroe Blvd.)
built 1966
closed
Bartlett was a preschool for a short period and an adult education center in the mid 1970's and parks and recreation
renamed Racho
closed June 2007
razed in 2010

Bernice McDowell Elementary School (22929 Brest Rd.)
built 1972 - 18 rooms
Mascot - Bulldogs

Blair Moody Elementary School (8280 Hipp St.)
built 1956 - 15 rooms
addition built 1959 - 10 rooms added
Mascot - Eagles

Brake Middle School (13500 Pine)
built 11/17/1958 (36 rooms)
closed 2007
reopened as The Sixth Grade Academy September 2007
closed June 2016
Mascot - Colts

Clarence Randall Elementary School (8699 Robert St.)
built 1956
addition built 1957
addition built 1959 - 18 rooms added
Mascot - Mustangs

Edgewood Elementary School (23424 Cypress)
built 1928
addition built 1971
This school was razed & replaced by housing development.

Edison Elementary School (6749 Beech Daly)
built  1938
1948 - 2 rooms were added
1951 - 4 rooms were added
razed & replaced by a condominium complex. Condominium complex was torn down.

Eurekadale Elementary School (14616 Duncan)
built 1950's
Second building built 1960
addition built 1971
The Downriver Guidance Center Head Start Program occupied the building until 201 9.

Eureka Heights Elementary School (25125 Eureka Rd.)
built 1951
addition built 1952, 1959
Mascot -

Fairlane Elementary School (24800 Hayes)
built 1950's - 10 rooms
1957 - 8 rooms added
Renamed Wareing
closed

Federal Elementary School (27280 Powers, Inkster)
built 1939
addition built 1957
closed
Now the Faith Covenant Church International.

Fred C. Fischer Elementary School (8882 Beech Daly)
built 1957 - 14 rooms
closed June 2011.

Fletcher Elementary School (13434 Pardee)
built 3/21/1938 (4 rooms)
1947 - 2 rooms added
1957 - 4 rooms added
1962 - 6 rooms added
closed
razed 2017 (city owned green space/Fletcher Park)

G. Mennen Williams Elementary School (6750 Troy)
built 1957
closed
Remodeling done and renamed William D. Ford Senior Citizens Activity Center

Harry S. Truman High School (11211 Beech Daly Rd.)
built 1973
First graduating class 1974
Closed end of school year June 2018. Kennedy high and Truman High combined and renamed Taylor High School September 4, 2018 first day open.
Mascot - Cougars

Holland Elementary School (10201 Holland Rd.)
built - 9/17/58 - 7 rooms
7/8/71 - 8 rooms added
Mascot - Huskies, Colors -

J. Edgar Hoover Middle School (27101 Beverly)
built 1974, opened fall 1974
Mascot - , Colors -

John F. Kennedy High School (13505 Pine)
built 1964 (opened 1965)
First graduating class 1966
Closed end of school year June 2018
Mascot - Eagles, Colors - Red, White & Blue

Kinyon Elementary School (10455 Monroe Blvd.)
built 1960 (13 rooms)
addition built 1963 - 10 rooms added
Mascot - Roadrunners, Colors -

Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School (8300 Hipp)
built 1959
addition built 1962
closed
renamed Johnson Preschool Center
closed 2009
preschool placed in (Randall, Myers, McDowell, Taylor Parks)
preschool was temporarily relocated back to Johnson after a fire in the preschool wing of Clarence Randall.
closed 2010
placed back into three schools. (McDowell, Moody, & Kinyon).
reopened September 2014 as  the Johnson Early Childhood Program

Monroe Elementary School (8843 Monroe)
built 1960 - 12 rooms
closed
razed in 2011
The property is now used for green space.

Myers Elementary School (16201 Lauren St.)
built fall 1973 
added 2 quad portables with 4 rooms each
quads removed 2010
Mascot - Mustangs, Colors -

Pine Elementary School (7275 Pine)
built 1960 - 10 rooms
closed
Now the Taylor School District Maintenance Department.

Racho Elementary School #1 (20995 Northline)
built 1953 - 10 rooms
1971 - 10 rooms added
closed
razed
This property is now used for green space.

Racho Elementary School #2 (9550 Monroe Blvd)
Bartlett was renamed as Racho    
Closed June 2007
razed in 2010 used as green space
Formally Bartlett Elementary School, Special Education Department, and then Taylor Parks and Recreation Department.
Mascot - , Colors - Red & White

Sand Hill Elementary School (16490 Weddel)
Sand Hill #1 built
Sand Hill #2 built
1954 - 3 rooms added
closed
turned into a residential home

Sixth Grade Academy (Formally called Brake Jr. High) (13500 Pine)
opened September 2007
Closed June 2016
Mascot - Colts, Colors - Green and White

Smith Elementary School (23500 Superior)
built 1959
closed
razed

Taylor Center Elementary School (23490 Kensington)
1949 - six rooms added
closed
razed

Taylor Center High School  (24715 Wick)
built 1953 (opened fall 1954) -27 rooms (total 60 rooms)
1956 - second unit
1957 - third unit
Closed 1997-- two wings of the school were razed some time later, with the remaining portions being fully razed in 2011. The property is now used for green space.
Mascot - Ram, Colors - Black and Gold

Taylor Center Junior High School (9551 Westlake)
built 1958
closed June 1980
Housed the State and Federal and School Improvement department offices on the second floor until 2016-17. Those departments were moved to the board of education office. Pupil Accounting was also on the second floor, but was moved to the old Brake middle School, now called the Board Annex.
TITAN school was in Taylor Center Middle school then moved to Truman High School 2015-16 school year.It closed in 2017.
mascot - Vikings

Taylor High School (11211 Beech Daly Rd)
Opened September 2018 in the Harry S. Truman building. Kennedy and Truman high Schools were combined and renamed to Taylor High School.
Mascot Griffins, Colors - Black & Gold

Taylor Parks Elementary School (20614 Pinecrest)
built 1938
1946 - 7 rooms were added
1950 - 8 rooms were added
1962 - 10 rooms were added
Mascot - Roadrunners, Colors - Red and White

Treadwell Elementary School (originally named Gordonier School) (6375 Inkster)
built 3/14/1938 (4 rooms)
1938-1958 - 4 rooms added
1958 - 4 rooms added
May 1962 - Multi purpose room and Music room added
Closed June 2006 
Sold - The King of Kings Christian Center.

Truman Junior High School (in same building as Truman High School)
built 1973
closed
Converted to just Truman High School

Wareing Elementary School (originally named Fairlane Elementary School, 24800 Hayes)
built 1950
addition built - 11/9/1956 (10 rooms)
12/12/1958 - 8 rooms added
Closed June 2007
Leased to K-9 Academy Training Facility Fall 2013
Mascot - Wizards

West Middle School (10575 Williams)
built 1963

William J. Myers Elementary School
see Myers above