History About Former/present School Buildings:
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Bartlett Elementary School (renamed Racho #2) (9550 Monroe Blvd.)
Bartlett was a preschool for a short period and an adult education center in the mid 1970's
closed June 2007
razed in 2010
Bernice McDowell Elementary School (22929 Brest Rd.)
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)
reopened as The Sixth Grade Academy September 2007
closed June 2016
Mascot - Colts
Clarence Randall Elementary School (8699 Robert St.)
addition built 1957
addition built 1959 - 18 rooms added
Mascot - Mustangs
Edgewood Elementary School (23424 Cypress)
addition built 1971
This school was razed & replaced by housing development.
Edison Elementary School (6749 Beech Daly)
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)
addition built 1971
The Downriver Guidance Center Head Start Program currently occupies the building.
Eureka Heights Elementary School (25125 Eureka Rd.)
addition built 1952, 1959
Fairlane Elementary School (24800 Hayes)
built 1950 - 10 rooms
1957 - 8 rooms added
Federal Elementary School (27280 Powers, Inkster)
addition built 1957
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
razed 2017 (city owned green space)
G. Mennen Williams Elementary School (6750 Troy)
Remodeling done and renamed William D. Ford Senior Citizens Activity Center
Harry S. Truman High School (11211 Beech Daly Rd.)
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 -
Hoover Middle School (27101 Beverly)
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)
addition built 1962
renamed Johnson Preschool Center
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.
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
razed in 2011
The property is now used for greenspace.
Myers Elementary School (16201 Lauren St.)
added 2 quad portables with 4 rooms each
quads removed 2010
Mascot - Mustangs, Colors -
Pine Elementary School (7275 Pine)
built 1960 - 10 rooms
Now the Taylor School District Maintenance Department.
Racho Elementary School #1 (20995 Northline)
built 1953 - 10 rooms
1971 - 10 rooms added
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)
1954 - 3 rooms added
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)
Taylor Center Elementary School (23490 Kensington)
1949 - six rooms added
Taylor Center High School (24715 Wick)
built 1953 (opened 1954)
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 greenspace.
Mascot - Ram, Colors - Black and Gold
Taylor Center Junior High School (9551 Westlake)
Houses the district Registration & Pupil Accounting Office, State and Federal Office, and School Improvement Offices on the second floor. TITAN Alternative School is housed on the first floor, as is the district Athletic Office. The Chopping Block Restaurant is also located here.
TITAN school moved to Truman High School 2015-16 school year.
State and Federal office and School Improvement office moved to the board office 2016-17 school year.
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)
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)
Converted to just Truman High School
Wareing Elementary School (originally named Fairlane Elementary School, 24800 Hayes)
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)
William J. Myers Elementary School
see Myers above