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Memorial Elementary

Memorial Elementary
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2200 Laurel Lane
Plano, TX 75074
Phone: (469) 752-2500
Fax: (469) 752-2501

Principal Dr. Saul Laredo
Assistant Principal Fannysteen Mays
Counselors Jennifer Erp
Kim Edwards
School Hour 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 550
School Colors Maroon and white
Mascot Bobcats
Motto We CAN!

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Park Blvd. Exit – east to Avenue R, north on Avenue R to the school.
From Central Expressway: Park Blvd. Exit – east to Avenue R, north on Avenue R to the school.


Presentation at PISD District Board Meeting on The 4 Cs (2015); Healthier US Schools Challenge (HUSSC) award 2014 & 2015; College Banner award recipient 2014; TEA Recognized Campus 2012; Recipient of Plano Education Foundation Grants (2005-2007); Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year (2005); District and Regional History fair winner (2005-2006); Plano Forum Teacher of the Year (2005-2006); Plano East Mathletics Competition (2005-2007); TEA Gold Performance Acknowledgements: Commended on Reading/English Language Arts, Math, and Science (2005-2006); Governor's Exemplary Performance Award; “Just for Kid's” Performance award; Exemplary Writing award (1999-2001); Regional Science fair winners; Keep Plano Beautiful award; Featured in D Magazine's 250 Top Texas Schools (2001); award in Environmental Service; Collin County Adventure camp; “Adopt-An-Acre” program winner; Exemplary Status Award (1998, 1999); Recognized Status Award (2000-2002); District PTA Reflection winners; voted by Readers Choice DFW Community Newspaper to have the Best Elementary School Principal and Best Elementary School Teacher in Collin County for 2000-2001; award for Academic Excellence for being named to the 2000-2001 National Center for Educational Accountability's High Performing School List; over 40 years of successfully serving students and families.

Campus Programs

Academic Family Nights; Parents as Partners; Author Visits: Student Broadcast Crew: Annual Talent Show; Bobcat Buddies; Student Teachers from Plano East High School; Student Council; Bobcat Tutoring program; Campus-wide Citizenship program; Principal Scholars; Positive Behavior Supports (PBS); Student Art Gallery; Academic Libraries; Curriculum Specialists; science rair; Kids’ Inquiry Conference (KIC); Collin County Adventure camp (5th grade); Programs for Gifted Learners (PACE); Cultural Diversity Celebration; Fine Arts & Multicultural night; Instrument Ensemble; Mentoring program; PTA; Parent Academy; Bilingual (Spanish) Support at All Levels; Teaching Assistants; PASAR (PISD's after-school childcare program).

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Strong Fathers; PTA; Parenting programs; “Partners as Partners”; Mentoring program; Volunteerism; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC) Parent Involvement in School Goals; Collin County Adventure camp (5th grade); Room Parents; field day; yearbook; Lunch helpers; Key Communicators; Science Fair Judges; Kinder Promotion Ceremony; Fifth Grade Promotion ceremony.

Community/Business Partnerships

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chi Zeta Omega Chapter; Alpha Graphics; Chase Oaks Church; Connections Fellowship Church; Fellowship Church; First Baptist Church; First Christian Church; Frito Lay; Junior League; Medical Center of Plano; Northwood Woman’s Club; Plano Retired Teacher Association; Plano Rotary Club; Sci-Tech Discover Center; St. Vincent de Paul Society; and Valerie Gale.

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