Carson

Campus Information

Principal:
Lori Shaw
Vice Principal:
Kasey Crick
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:45pm
Phone: (210) 397-1100
Fax: (210) 257-1103
Year Open:
1998
School Mascot:
Cowboys
School Colors:
Blue, White

Boundary Information

Bond Information

Construction funded by Bond 1995

James L. Carson

8151 Old Tezel Rd
San Antonio, TX 78250

Namesake

After growing up on a farm in Burnet County, Jim Carson went to college to obtain a degree in agriculture. However, his education was interrupted by a stint in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to school and got his teaching certificate in 1956 from Southwest Texas State Teacher's College. That same year, he started what would become a 35-year career as an educator in the Northside Independent School District. During his tenure, he served as Principal at five different elementary schools.

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After growing up on a farm in Burnet County, Jim Carson went to college to obtain a degree in agriculture. However, his education was interrupted by a stint in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to school and got his teaching certificate in 1956 from Southwest Texas State Teacher's College. That same year, he started what would become a 35-year career as an educator in the Northside Independent School District. During his tenure, he served as Principal at five different elementary schools.

Retired since 1989, Jim Carson fills his days doing woodworking projects, many of which end up in Northside schools. He also demonstrates his continued devotion to the children of Northside by volunteering and mentoring in schools and making weekly visits to his namesake school.

November 18, 2014

Northside Schools & Offices are closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays and will reopen on Dec. 1.

November 14, 2014

Northside ISD is one of only two school districts in San Antonio to be named to the prestigious annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll by The College Board. Students earn college credit while in the high school Advanced Placement Program.

November 4, 2014
Northside ISD offers two information sessions about the changes in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Medicaid Waiver Program and the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Medicaid Waiver Program for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.