• Mitchell Elementary School

  • Mitchell Elementary School front entrance

  • Campus Information

    Assistant Principals: 

    Kristin Glasscock

    Rayna Whetstone

    Counselors:

    Don Stevens

    Diane Mathis 

    School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

    Enrollment: 743

    School Colors: Black and gold

    Mascot: Meteors

    Motto: Great learners, self managers, striving high for the best. Mitchell meteors are on a quest.

    Year Opened: 1992

    Feeder Schools:

  • Mitchell Elementary School Principal Bob Farris

  • Bob Farris

    Principal

  • Contact Campus

    Phone: (469) 752-2800
    Fax: (469) 752-2801
    Address: 
    4223 Briargrove Lane
    Dallas, TX 75287

  • Achievements

    Distinction Designation earned in: Academic Achievement in reading/ELA, mathematics, Top 25 Percent Student Progress and Postsecondary Readiness; Top 25 Percent Student Progress distinction earned; Exemplary Writing award; Texas Successful Schools; Governor's Certificate for Outstanding Excellence; district PTA Reflections contest winners; student winners in district and regional Science Fair; National Word Masters; and National Social Studies Olympiad.

    Campus Programs

    Environmental club; Cultural Diversity Fair; English as a Second Language (ESL); Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; PTA Reflections; Collin County Adventure camp (fifth-grade);  PASAR after-school childcare; and after-school tutoring.

    Parent Involvement Opportunities

    Innovative grant money for teachers provided by PTA; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); numerous parent volunteer opportunities; reading buddies; Key Communicators; Dad's club; and WATCHDOGS Dads.

    Community/Business Partnerships

    Dallas Museum of Art; Kroger; Picasso’s; Regions Bank; Target; and Tom Thumb.

  • History of Mitchell

    Portrait of Dr. Oliver Tate Mitchell.The school is named for Dr. Oliver Tate Mitchell. He was born near Corsicana, Texas, on December 25, 1880. He received his literary education at Trinity University and graduated from the American Medical College in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Mitchell married Annie Jackson of Renner, Texas, and began his practice in Renner. They settled in Plano about 1929. Dr. Mitchell practiced extensively in the Plano-Renner-Richardson area. He served on the Plano ISD board from 1942-48.

    Mitchell Elementary opened in 1992 at a cost of $3.9 million.