Taylor School District

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Taylor Board of Education Building

The Taylor School District is headquartered the city of Taylor in Greater Detroit in the U.S. state of Michigan. The district, located in the Downriver area southwest of Detroit, has a territory of 25 square miles (65 km2). The district serves Taylor and portions of Brownstown, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, and Westland. As of 2014 it is the largest governmental unit in the Downriver area and the fifth-largest school district in Wayne County.[1]

History[edit]

As of Summer 2013, the Inkster Public Schools District was entirely dissolved.[2] The Taylor school district absorbed some of the Inkster boundary.[3] Students south of Michigan and east of Middlebelt were rezoned to Taylor.[4]

Staff demographics[edit]

As of 2014 the district has 596 full-time faculty and 148 support staff. The former includes 14 district administrators and 22 school administrators and the latter includes 62 teacher's aides.[1]

Schools[edit]

Taylor School District Secondary Schools

Former[edit]

  • Bartlett Elementary School (Taylor, formerly Racho #2) closed June 2007
  • Edgewood Elementary School (Taylor) - This school was razed & replaced by housing development.
  • Edison Elementary School (Taylor) - This school was razed & replaced by a condominium complex.
  • Eurekadale Elementary School - The Taylor Head Start Program currently occupies the building.
  • Federal Elementary School (Dearborn Heights) - Now the Faith Covenant Church International.
  • Fred C. Fischer Elementary School (Taylor) - Closed June 2011—use is currently unknown.
  • Fletcher Elementary School
  • Johnson Elementary School (Taylor) - Renamed Johnson Preschool Center Closed 2009, then preschool was temporarily relocated back to Johnson after a fire in the preschool wing of Clarence Randall. Building was again closed in 2010.
  • Monroe Elementary School (Taylor) - Building was razed.
  • Pine Elementary School (Taylor) - Now the Taylor School District Maintenance Department.
  • Racho Elementary School #1 (Taylor) - This building has been razed.
  • Sand Hill Elementary School
  • Taylor Center Elementary School - This building has been razed.
  • Treadwell Elementary School (Taylor) - Closed June 2006—now the King of Kings Christian Center.
  • Wareing Elementary School (Taylor, formerly Fairlane Elementary School) - Use is currently unknown.
  • Williams Elementary School - Now the William D. Ford Senior Citizens Activity Center.
  • Brake Middle School - The Sixth Grade Academy now occupies the building.
  • Taylor Middle School (Taylor) - Several district services and programs (Titan Academy) now use the building.
  • Truman Middle School - Converted to Truman High School.
  • Taylor Center High School (Taylor) - Closed in 1997—roughly half of the school was razed some time later, with the remaining portions seeing unknown use until being fully razed in 2011. The property is now used for greenspace.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us" (Archive). Taylor School District. Retrieved on April 20, 2014.
  2. ^ "Dissolution of Inkster Public Schools." (Archive) Wayne County RESA Board of Education. Retrieved on November 2, 2013.
  3. ^ "Home (Archive) Inkster Public Schools. Retrieved on November 2, 2013.
  4. ^ Smith, Brian. "Inkster schools first to be dissolved; students split across 4 districts." Mlive. July 26, 2013. Retrieved on November 2, 2013.

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