Trustees approve new school names for three campuses named after Confederate generals


Dallas ISD trustees unanimously voted Dec. 14 to approve changing the names of three district campuses named after Confederate generals.

Each school established committees made of teachers, parents and administrators to determine the new names for the campuses. The schools that will change their names are:

  • Robert E. Lee Elementary School will become Geneva Heights Elementary School;
  • William L. Cabell Elementary School will become Chapel Hill Preparatory;
  • Stonewall Jackson Elementary School will become Mockingbird Elementary School.

Meanwhile, Albert Sidney Johnston Elementary School is set to receive a new name by February.

The new names for the schools will go into effect July 1, 2018.

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