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Barksdale Elementary

Barksdale Elementary
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2424 Midway Road
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 752-0100
Fax: (469) 752-0101

Principal Jennifer Caplinger
Assistant Principal Carolina Armstrong
Counselor Stacey Rodriguez
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 640
School Colors Red, white and blue
Mascot Broncos
Motto Spirited for success.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Parker Blvd. Exit – west to Midway, south on Midway to the school.
From Central Expressway: Parker Blvd. Exit – west to Midway, south on Midway to the school.


Texas State Exemplary School; State Geography Awareness Poster winner, District and National PTA Reflections winners; District Science Fair winners; Continental Mathematics League winners; "Just for the Kids" High Performing School; National School of Academic Excellence; Destination ImagiNation Regional Winner, Destination ImagiNation State Winner.

Campus Programs

Multisensory Program; portfolio assessment K-2 grades; Continental Math; Bronco Press; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; English as a Second Language (ESL); Collin County Adventure Camp[ (5th grade); family math/science night; CMIT Team; science fair; PASAR (after-school childcare); and student council.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Barksdale Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) provides volunteer and financial support for our instructional programs including: parent education, materials and supplies.  100% of Barksdale staff members are members of PTA.  Other parent opportunities include volunteers for our:  School-based Improvement Committee (SBIC), Key Communicators, library, office, field day, publishing center, classrooms, practical parenting workshops, yearbook, special projects (i.e., Texas Day, cultural arts, book fair, etc.), landscape beautification and study buddies (tutoring program).

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