Namesakes

Jerry D. Allen Elementary School

Jerry D. Allen spent his entire 38-year career in education in Northside ISD. He began his teaching career at Locke Hill Elementary School in 1975 and served as Principal of Glenn Elementary and then Colonies North Elementary.

In 1986, Allen was appointed Principal of Lackland City Elementary School and remained in that post for 25 years, until he retired in 2011.

In May 2012, the Board of Trustees renamed Lackland City Elementary after Allen in honor of his commitment and dedication to NISD students.