Dr. Carl and Bunny Jean Raba Elementary School opened in the Fall of 2000 to 545 students.
Dr. Carl Raba graduated from Texas A&M University in 1968 with a doctoral degree in civil engineering. In 1968, he became president of Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc., where he has served as chairman and chief executive officer since 1980. He has received numerous professional awards including the National Society of Professional Engineers Outstanding Young Engineer Award in 1973, the Texas Society of Professional Engineers Engineer of the Year Award in 1977, and Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1994. He has been a loyal supporter of Texas A & M throughout his life, serving various advisory and development committees. He is also a dedicated community servant, giving his time and talents to the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Southwest Research Institute, the Rotary Club, and the Northside Education Foundation.